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Welcome to Umgeni Water

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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Umgeni Water Board Member receives an honorary Doctorate of Social Sciences

Keynote address presented by Vasu Gounden, Founder and Executive Director, ACCORD, at the 2016 UKZN Graduation on 11 April 2016, on receiving his honorary Doctorate of Social Sciences.

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From the desk of the Executive Chief - March 2016

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Commissioning of Lower Thukela Bulk Water Supply Scheme begins

The Minister of Water and Sanitation, Nomvula Mokonyane, officially Commissioned part of Lower Thukela Bulk Water Supply Scheme on Tuesday, 22nd March 2016, at a public function in Mandini, iLembe District.
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More Areas Affected by Water Shortage

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Water Supply
Midmar Dam Albert Falls Dam Inanda Dam
45.89% capacity 33.91% capacity 77.86% capacity
0.71m3/s Outflow 3.04m3/s Outflow 0.6m3/s Outflow
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