COVID-19 Update – What Umgeni Water expects from Suppliers and Contractors


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

Joint Statement from the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, MP; the Chairperson of the Board of Umgeni Water, Ms Ziphozethu Mathenjwa; and King Cetshwayo District Municipality

Developments within King Cetshwayo District over the past week As part of the fight against the proliferation of COVID-19, the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation, Ms Lindiwe Sisulu, MP, has mandated water boards across the country to assist Municipalities that are Water Services Authorities (WSAs) to deliver water and related services to all…Read Article

Board Nomination Advert

THE BOARD OF UMGENI WATER (THE BOARD) CALLS FOR NOMINATIONS FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF BOARD MEMBERS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD OF UMGENI WATER SERVICES (SOC) LTD. Board Term of up to four (4) Years. Umgeni Water Services (SOC) Ltd (“UWS”) is a 100% owned subsidiary of Umgeni Water, the company’s primary mandate or main…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