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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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Media Statement on some key outcomes of financial performance July – December 2018 and successful engagement between Board of Umgeni Water and Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation

KwaZulu-Natal’s largest water board has posted positive results in its half-year reviewed interim statements, underlining its position as a high-performing and financially stable entity. Customer confidence, volume sales growth and prudent cost containment are among the key factors that contributed to Umgeni Water’s strong outcomes in the period July – December 2018.

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Statement from the Board of Umgeni Water Concerning Media Coverage about Investigation to be Conducted by the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) at Umgeni Water

Stakeholders are probably aware by now about media reports stating that His Excellency President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued a proclamation, authorising the Special Investigating Unit to conduct an investigation into certain matters at Umgeni Water.

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Umgeni Water: A year of outstanding results and a future filled with potential to grow

Financial Year 2017/18 closed on a high note and also marked the beginning of unprecedented growth for KwaZulu-Natal State-owned entity Umgeni Water.


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MGENI SYSTEM WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED

Mandatory water restrictions in KwaZulu-Natal’s largest system, the Mgeni System, were officially lifted on Friday, 31st August 2018, following improvement in the levels of the five dams and a weir in this system.


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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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