Strategic Statements

Strategic Statements

Strategic Statements of Umgeni Water and its Functional Divisions

Umgeni Water Strategic Statement: We will lead the process of providing solutions via an innovative, vigorous growth path, to increase sustainable water supply in order to satisfy the developmental water services requirements in our region, which contribute to government objectives.

Board Strategic Statement: We will consider internal and external factors, consult with stakeholders, develop a strategy, authorise implementation, manage resources, manage risks and oversee implementation, to produce a valid and approved strategic plan, deliver on strategic objectives and provide sound corporate governance, to achieve our vision and mission in order to contribute towards government objectives.

Chief Executive Office Strategic Statement: We will position and lead the organisation, plan activities and allocate resources, implement strategy, manage risk, champion corporate governance, partner with stakeholders, to deliver organisational objectives, to achieve a well governed, vibrant, committed, sector-relevant and engaged organisation that delivers on its mandate.

Operations Strategic Statement: We will position ourselves, plan, structure, mobilise resources, source, specify, operate and maintain our infrastructure, abstract, treat, sell, distribute, monitor, conserve and re-use water, to deliver quality, effective, affordable water services to our stakeholders, which will deliver on organisational objectives.

Scientific Services Strategic Statement: We will undertake water sampling and laboratory analysis, assess water quality and environmental health, leverage technology, optimise water treatment processes, to achieve sustainability and public health and provide innovative and optimal scientific solutions, in order to meet organisational objectives.

Infrastructure Development Strategic Statement: We will reconcile water demand and water resources, plan infrastructure, provide optimal and innovative engineering solutions, implement capital infrastructure programmes, to deliver water infrastructure in an environmentally sustainable manner, in order to meet organisational objectives.

Finance Strategic Statement: We will plan, mobilise, account for and report on resources, manage financial risk, proactively implement procurement strategies, and maintain internal control and systems, which result in funding, control, efficient, effective and economical supply of requisites, support and monitoring of the business, to deliver sound financial management and corporate governance, to contribute towards organisational objectives.

Corporate Services Strategic Statement: We will provide a specialised, diverse and essential enabling service through the provision of holistic human capital management; property and security management; management of information, communication and technology systems and computing infrastructure and legal services to enhance organisational service delivery capacity.