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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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Your Guide to Water Restrictions and Dam Levels

Your definitive guide to water restrictions and levels of dams as at 06 October 2016.

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In the Grip of Punishing Drought

The Joint Operations Committee is currently monitoring & managing distribution of water through a system of rationing and restrictions - 06 October 2016

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From the Desk of the Chief Executive - September 2016

Greetings and welcome back to my blog. It has been fabulous to see the dreary days of winter come to an end and the season of new beginnings arrive.

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Water Supply
Midmar Dam Albert Falls Dam Inanda Dam
53.16% capacity 27.54% capacity 65.76% capacity
0.31m3/s Outflow 1.07m3/s Outflow 0.54m3/s Outflow
  Other dams managed by UW  
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