Outcomes of water quality tests confirm no contaminants or poison in water


48-hour shutdown for essential work to be carried out

Umgeni Water is the bulk potable water services provider to the uThukela District Municipality in terms of an agreement signed on 17th October 2018. In order to execute this function and achieve service level compliance, Umgeni Water operates and manages three water treatment plants within the town of Ladysmith and surrounding areas. These water treatment…Read Article

Minister appoints Interim Board at Umgeni Water

An 11-member Interim Board has been appointed at Umgeni Water to begin its tenure with immediate effect. This swift action by the Executive Authority of Umgeni Water, who is the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, follows a decision by the Minister to terminate the term of the previous Board due to discovery of…Read Article

Message to Stakeholders – Strategies to combat COVID-19

INTRODUCTION As we are aware, the new corona virus strain (Covid-19) continues to exact significant repercussions worldwide. Our country has not been spared its presence and accompanying social and economic challenges. The Government of the Republic of South Africa has rightly taken the lead in initiating stringent measures aimed at containment. Entities of State, among…Read Article

Status of Water Resources and Projections on Rainfall

Issued by the Corporate Stakeholder Management Unit, Office of the Chief Executive, Pietermaritzburg Good unseasonal rains expected over the next two months will bring relief to many parched parts of KwaZulu-Natal and also boost dam levels, enhancing assurance of full water supply. An analysis of rainfall received from March 2019 to February 2020, the current…Read Article