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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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In the Grip of Punishing Water Shortages

The graphs on this page are based on worst-case scenario, meaning that in the absence of rainfall and with current water restrictions of 15% remaining in place, dams are predicted to run dry on the dates shown.

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Chairperson of the Board of Umgeni Water  

From the Desk of the Chief Executive – April 2017

Sanibonani. Greetings. Warm welcome back to my blog. It is amazing how quickly the clock ticks by as we are transported from one month to another, sometimes into the unknown and sometimes into sorrowful memories of a past that we often wish could be erased.

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  Umgeni Water Reviewed Interim Financial Results as at 31 December 2016   [312 KB]

Water Supply
Midmar Dam Albert Falls Dam Inanda Dam
% capacity 24.64% capacity 59.06% capacity
m3/s Outflow 4.68m3/s Outflow 0.54m3/s Outflow
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