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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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Registration for Umgeni Water Marathon 2017

Even though you have pre-entered on-line, you still have to register at the Midmar Dam Resort on Saturday 11 March between 14h00 and 17h00 or Sunday 12 March between 04h30 and 06h00 and collect your Race Number and T-shirt.

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From the Desk of the Chief Executive – January 2017

Greetings and welcome back to my blog. We have now begun a new year and this presents a marvellous opportunity to collectively reiterate our determination to ensure that the unfinished business of 2016 is completed.

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Scooping Top Place - for the second time

For the second consecutive year, Umgeni Water was selected winner in the State-Owned Enterprise category of the Nedbank - Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business annual Business of the Year awards, held on 11th November 2016 at Royal Show Grounds.

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Hazelmere Waterwoks' Capacity Expanded in R125 Million Upgrade

Representatives of civil society, construction companies, iLembe District Municipality, eThekwini Metro and Umgeni Water gathered to celebrate the commissioning of an upgraded Hazelmere Water Treatment Plant.

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Teamwork pays dividends as HR scoops awards

South African Board of People Practice (SABPP) is the human resources professional body and statutory quality and standards body for the people profession. SABPP has developed 13 Human Resources National Standards that provide guidance on the implementation of Human Resources Management functions.

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Water Supply
Midmar Dam Albert Falls Dam Inanda Dam
64.66% capacity 27.63% capacity 61.33% capacity
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