Consistent Excellence in Water Care

Established in 1992, ERWAT provides bulk wastewater conveyance and treatment to thousands of industries and more than 3,5 million people. It currently operates 19 wastewater treatment works that release between 700 to 1000 megalitres of wastewater, both domestic and industrial, per day.

ERWAT’s strategic focus areas are:

  • To utilise the best technologies to provide the right-sized wastewater treatment works at the right time in the best geographical location.
  • To provide sustainable, affordable and quality wastewater services through scientific, innovative and effective organisational practices.
  • To continuously research and develop new technologies and energy-saving methods, tested prior to implementation.
  • To be a partner of choice for growth and to create competitive value for shareholders and stakeholders.


To be a global leader in water care and resource recovery.


To provide sustainable, affordable, quality water care and resource recovery services through partnerships and collaborative initiatives with external role players, utilising smart organisational practices.

Innovative in nature with extensive expertise and experience in a variety of proven processes, ERWAT offers advanced technologies, developed to meet the ever- growing demand for improved quality in wastewater treatment. ERWAT continuously strives to improve the utilisation of the existing infrastructure and makes optimum use of all its resources. The works are managed according to advanced scientific practices whilst at the same time espousing professional ethics.

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