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Umgeni Water, a state-owned entity, is one of Africa’s most successful organisations involved in water management, and is the largest supplier of bulk potable water in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The organisation was established in 1974.

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DURBAN HEIGHTS WW SCOOPS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Sheer hard work, dedication and resourcefulness of staff at Durban Heights Water Works (WW) have paid off, and handsomely at that. On Wednesday, 27th June 2018, Durban Heights Water Works was selected winner of the prestigious Amanzi Award, given by the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) in recognition of consistent provision of good quality drinking water in a metropolitan area or city.

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UMGENI WATER CONTINUES TO BE CONSIDERED A WATER SECTOR LEADER

Umgeni Water continues to be considered a water sector leader with an impeccable record in governance, water quality, water resource management, water services provision, wastewater management and financial sustainability. This is evidenced in the number of water sector entities, from South Africa and other parts of Africa, that have visited it in recent years and benchmarked against best practices.

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STATUS OF WATER RESOURCES IN THE MGENI SYSTEM

The level of Albert Falls Dam has been steadily increasing over the past three months (February – April 2018) following good rains and releases from Midmar Dam. Estimates by the Planning Department of Umgeni Water show that improvement amounts to approximately 1% per week.

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