Ekurhuleni Water Care Company (ERWAT)


ERWAT is a truly indigenous South African company with extensive expertise in all aspects of water and wastewater management.

ERWAT’s purpose is to improve the environment and human well-being by providing sustainable water care and resource recovery.

Serving the public and private sectors, ERWAT promotes a healthy environment by providing cost-effective wastewater treatment solutions through innovative technologies developed to meet the ever-growing demand for improved quality in wastewater treatment.


ERWAT’s extensive range of capabilities includes:

Let ERWAT take care of your water and wastewater management so you can take care of your business.

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How waste water is helping South Africa fight Covid-19

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806, 2021

WRC Science Brief – WBE and the third wave of COVID-19

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