Department Of Water And Sanitation Polokwane

By | December 10, 2021



The Water and Sanitation services consist of the following sub-sections:

  • Water Purification

Polokwane Municipality is operating five water purification plants in the Polokwane Municipal area. We have taken over four plants from DWAF that includes, Chuene/Maja, Hout River, Molepo and Seshego Plants

  • Sewage Purification

We are operating three sewage purification plants in Polokwane Municipal area. We have taken over the Mankweng plant from DWAF as a water services authority. The purification capacity in the city is to be extended to cope with the city’s growth rate.

  • Bulk Water Supply
  • Water Reticulations
  • Sewer Reticulations
  • Laboratory Services

In line with national targets and trends for the management of water and sanitation, Polokwane Municipality has established the following objectives for such service rendering:

  • Provision of water to 100% of Polokwane residents above RDP level by 2008
  • Ensurance that 100% of Polokwane residents have access to RDP level sanitation by 2010
  • Compliance with national standards regarding water quality standards
  • Compliance with national standards regarding sewage purification standards
  • Transferral of DWAF assets and personnel to WSA
  • Compliance with WSA authority status, and
  • Completion of Section 78 process​