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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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Intention to disestablish Mhlathuze water and transferring of staff; assets And liabilities into umgeni water and changing name of Umgeni Water into Kwazulu Natal water board

The Department of Water and Sanitation is implementing the rationalisation of water services and water management institutions in line with the Institutional Reforms and Realignment (IRR) and the policy position approved by Cabinet in 2013 as published on Government Gazette Notice No. 888 on 30 August 2013.



Minister appoints Interim Board at Umgeni Water

An interim Board has been appointed at Umgeni Water to begin its tenure with immediate effect. This, it is expected, will bring an end to concerns of some investors who have expressed the view that governance oversight may not be adequate as a result of dissolution of the previous Board when its term of office ended on 30th June 2017.



SCOA Visits Rural Project

Members of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Appropriations (SCOA) visited the uMshwathi Regional Bulk Water Supply Scheme on Thursday, 12th September 2017, to witness first-hand progress with the project.

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