History of Water Authority of Fiji
The Water Authority of Fiji is a new Commercial Statutory Authority (CSA)
The Government of Fiji started reforming the Water and Sewerage Department in 2009. The objective of this reform was to enhance the sustainable delivery of water and sewerage services to appropriate levels of service. The reform aimed at strengthening the then Water and Sewerage Department (WSD) before establishing the Water Authority of Fiji, which is dedicated to the delivery of water supply and sewerage services, autonomous and be able to mobilise the necessary resources to meet the demand, effectively and efficiently at required quality standards.
From January, 1, 2010, WAF officially took over responsibilities, functions and operations previously carried out by WSD. The Water Authority of Fiji operate as a CSA.
The first two years of operations are key to establishing the most effective culture and mix of people, processes, procedures, governance, equipment, policies and monitoring and reporting. 2013 will be WAF’s fourth year of operations.