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.


ERWAT is a leader in sustainable water care and water resource recovery committed to delivering high-quality, environmentally responsible, and affordable services.

We achieve this through:

  • Smart organisational practices
  • Innovative technologies
  • Collaborative partnerships

Collectively, we protect water resources and ensure a sustainable future for the City of Ekurhuleni and beyond.

Million People

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