Umgeni Water is a State-Owned Entity (SOE), established in 1974, to provide water services, water supply and sanitation services to other water services institutions in its service area. The entity operates in accordance with the Water Services Act (Act 108 of 1997) and the Public Finance Management Act (Act 1 of 1999), amongst others, and is categorised as a National Government Business Enterprise. Umgeni Water reports directly to the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS), through the Board (Accounting Authority) and through its functionaries, the Chairperson of the
Board and the Chief Executive. The Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation is the Executive Authority for Water Boards.
For more information contact:
Tel : 033 – 3411111