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Government and Municipality Sector

Umvoto has assisted national, provincial, district and local governments to, quantify, develop and manage their groundwater resources since its founding. Some of the services Umvoto has offered on flagship projects include:

  • Water Management Area scale groundwater reserve determinations
  • Municipal groundwater resource development
  • National and Provincial water resource planning and reconciliation
  • Rural water supply
  • Resource Quality Objective (RQO) determinations
  • Flood risk assessments
  • Guidelines and reviews resource management policy
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Some of the notable projects Umvoto has completed or consulted on include:

  • All Towns water resources reconciliation study
  • Assessment of water availability in the Berg Catchment
  • City of Cape Town – New Water Programme
  • Determination of Resource Quality Objectives for the Olifants-Doorn Water Management Area
  • Eden District Municipality Flood Risk Assessment
  • Eritrea Groundwater Assessment, Aquifer Mapping and Well Development
  • Groundwater Reserve Determination – Mzimvubu to Keiskamma Water Management Area
  • Groundwater Resource Direct Measures (GRDM) Methodology Review
  • Klein Karoo Rural Water Supply Scheme – Groundwater Resource Development (Oudtshoorn and Calitzdorp)
  • Olifants River Water Supply Scheme – Malamani Dolomite Groundwater Resource Development
  • Overstrand Local Municipality Groundwater Resource Development and Management (Hermanus, Stanford, Gansbaai and Baardskeerdersbos)
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City of Cape Town
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Overstrand Municipality

Contact us today for your groundwater solution!

Umvoto IN the Government Sector


8 Beach Road

muizenberg, Cape town