SOURCE: African Business Review

African Business Review

April 04, 2012 13:29 ET

Water Service Provider, uThukela Water, Looks Ahead to Future Growth, in African Business Review

NORWICH, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Apr 4, 2012) - uThukela Water started out as a partnership in the form of a multi-jurisdictional regional water provider, comprised of the three municipalities of uThukela, uMzinyathi and the Amajuba District. The company has grown steadily since its inception, with current assets valued at more than R2.5 billion and an annual turnover in excess of R300 million.

"uThukela Water is unique," explains Msizi Cele, the Marketing Director, "we are the only company of its kind in South Africa in terms of its institutional and ownership structure, not to mention our vertical integration."

The company's clients range from the 290,000 individual households it currently serves, through small business, up to government institutions, with the main focus always on investing to improve the quality of service. Nothing is more important to uThukela Water than investing wisely in technology to lower its cost and in turn the cost offered to its many customers, as Cele explains.

"Technology is used mainly to improve efficiencies, controls, quality and speed of decision-making, as well as improved institutional memory. This translates into ensuring a sustainable, cost-effective service, delivered at affordable unit costs."

Read the full report for uThukela Water at: http://www.africanbusinessreview.co.za/

About uThukela Water
uThukela Water provides water services, from raw water abstraction through treatment, bulk distribution, water reticulation (retail), wastewater (sewer) collection, wastewater treatment and disposal back to rivers.

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