Achievements

Umgeni Water strives for a consistently high standard in all activities, and this is reflected in the numerous awards won by the company over time: Some of the awards and accolades Umgeni Water have received are:

In May 2019, Umgeni Water received an award from Mangosuthu University of Technology for the commitment to work in the integrated learning program.

 

 

In November 2018, Umgeni Water was awarded as the winner in the State-owned enterprise category of the Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business/Nedbank Business of the Year Awards.

 

 

In May 2019, Umgeni Water received an award from Mangosuthu University of Technology for the commitment to work in the integrated learning program.

 

 

In June 2018, Umgeni Water’s Durban Heights Water Works was awarded as the winner of the prestigious Amanzi Award by the Water Institute of Southern Africa (WISA) in recognition of consistent provision of good quality drinking water in a metropolitan area or city.

 

 

    • FNB KZN Top Business Portfolio Award for Best Performing Utility for three consecutive years.
    • Nine Blue drop Awards for Excellence in Water Quality Management: 2012
    • Umgeni Water won the Golden Arrow Award in 2006 and 2007, for contributing towards the KwaZulu Natal economy.
    • 23 September 2004 – Golden Arrow Award – received for Umgeni Water’s outstanding contribution to social upliftment, international and local investment opportunities in the water and gas sector for the KwaZulu Natal province.
    • 10 August 2004 – The Top Women in Business and Government award – received for the Top 5 Gender Empowered Companies during 2004.
    • May 2004 – The Platinum Noscar award in the NOSA 2004 audit – received for one of its largest waterworks, Midmar based on its Integrated Safety, Health, and Environmental Standard management system. Midmar waterworks is the first water site to attain a Platinum Noscar internationally.
    • Best Company in the Public Sector. This was accomplished in the respected Deloitte Best Company to Work for survey in October 2005.
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