Umgeni Water

Contact Details

Physical: 310 Burger Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Postal: PO Box 9, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
Tel: 033 341 1111
Fax: 033 341 1167


The mission of Umgeni Water is to provide bulk water services, both potable and wastewater, to support government services delivery to the people of South Africa and to provide water for life. This includes providing all bulk water services to customers, facilitating integrated planning in the region, supporting municipalities, and contributing to water knowledge, which will head to sustainability from source to tap.

The primary activity of Umgeni Water is to provide water services (water supply and sanitation services) to other water services institutions in its service area. In addition, Umgeni Water undertakes other activities, provided these do not impact negatively on the organisation’s ability to perform its primary activity. These include: providing management services, training and other support services to other water services institutions, in order to promote cooperation in the provision of water services; supplying untreated or non-potable water to end-users who do not use the water for household purposes; providing catchment management services to or on behalf of the responsible authority; supplying water directly for industrial use, accepting industrial effluent, and acting as a water services provider to consumers (with the approval of the water services authority having jurisdiction in the area); providing water services in joint venture with water services authorities; and performing water conservation functions.

Office Bearers/Management

Mr A Mahlalutye
Chief Executive Officer
Mr C Gamede

Mr Andile Mahlalutye
Deputy Chairperson:
Board Members:
Ms Nombuso Afolayan
Mr Graham Atkinson
Ms Nompumelelo Chamane
Dr Takalani Dube
Mr Vasu Gounden
Ms Ziphozethu Mathenjwa
Mr Teboho Nkhahle
Mr Visvin Reddy
Ms Thokozile Shezi
Prof Imtiaz Vally
Mr Thabani Zulu
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr Cyril Gamede
Chief Financial Officer:
Senior Management:
Mr Msizi Cele (General Manager: Operations)
Mr Steve Gillham (General Manager: Engineering and Scientific Services)
Mr Thamsanqa Basil Hlongwa (General Manager: Finance)
Mr Sibusiso Madonsela (Company Secretary)
Ms Moketenyane Fortunate Mayongo (General Manager: Corporate Services)
Communications Officers:
Ms Mary Bezuidenhout (Secretary: HR)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets2 105 6481 998 3832 694 0742 426 175
Non-Current Assets7 452 0955 648 1974 111 4523 481 722
Total Assets9 557 7437 646 5806 805 5265 907 897
Current Liabilities1 002 733806 466758 802754 876
Non-Current Liabilities2 571 2521 601 0061 630 5401 539 149
Total Liabilities3 573 9852 407 4722 389 3422 294 025
Total Net Assets5 983 7585 239 1084 416 1843 613 872
Total Revenue2 552 0862 398 8952 359 0912 065 156
Revenue from Exchange Transactionsn/an/an/an/a
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactionsn/an/an/an/a
Total Expenditure(1 770 896)(1 571 906)(1 676 662)(1 398 342)
Employee Costs(183 312)(155 676)(130 305)(117 203)
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year781 190826 989682 429666 814
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities1 140 6091 128 715861 767854 426
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(1 751 245)(1 666 383)(778 880)(459 932)
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year43 88537 93332 6937 611
Unauthorised Expenditure----
Irregular Expenditure3562 3567 293442
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure711751
Posts Approvedn/an/an/an/a
Posts Filledn/an/an/an/a
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