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Amatola Water Board

Overview

  • Founded Since 1850

Company Description

In 1998, it was established as proclaimed in the Government Gazette No 18409 of 14 November 1997 by the Minister, as empowered by the Water Services Act (Act 108 of 1997) as well as the Public Finance Management Act No 1 of 1999 and is accountable to the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation as its executive authority.

In 1998 we started providing water services primarily to municipalities, under the provisions of the Water Services Act (Act 108 of 1997). Sections 29 and 30 of the legislation state that the primary activity of a water board is to provide bulk water services, secondary activities being subject to such activities not affecting the water board´s primary role and capability.

Since its establishment in 2007, Amatola Water’s gazetted operational area has been grown more than three-fold to 47,515 km2.