Latest News and Achievements

    • Merrivale Hilton AC Replacement Project +

      Intensive labour is about to commence in the Hilton and Merrivale areas under jurisdiction of uMgungundlovu District Municipality. Seen getting Read More
    • Hilton Bulk Water Project +

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    • Launch of Richmond Pipeline +

      Steve Gilham: General Manager: Environment & Scientific Service Cllr Andrew Ragavaloo: Richmond Mayor Cllr Yusuf Bhamjee: uMDM Mayor Cllr Chris Read More
    • Nelson Mandela Month 2015 +

      Make everyday a Mandela Day: Contributing 67 minutes of our time to help those in need In July, South Africa Read More
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    Welcome By the Mayor

    We are on a growth path towards a better live for all. Our commitment to ensure that all our communities continue to have access to quality services continues to remain a priority.


    • District Growth & Development Plan

    • Back to Basics Programme

    • National Treasury SCOA Project

    • Water Services Provision progress

    • Mandela Day Marathon

    • Operation Clean Audit

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    • Back to Basics declaration
    • New Research Centre School of Law UKZN
    • Opening of the Edendale Nursing Campus
    • Relations with Dutch Gov on anaerobic digestion
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    • uMshwathi : Geographic Location

      Other than Msunduzi, uMshwathi Municipality is the largest of the six smaller Municipalities in the District with major urban centres in New Hanover, Wartburg, Dalton and Cool Air. Substantial rural residential settlements are to be found at Swayimane, Mpolweni, Thokozani and Ozwathini.
    • uMshwathi : Economy

      Forty percent of the sugar cane in the District is produced in the uMshwathi area where it is processed at two mills. The planned development of a road corridor linking the N2 and N3 by traversing the Municipality will also unlock further economic developments in the area
    • uMshwathi : Tourism

      The Albert Falls Dam, known as one of the best bass fishing venues in the world, offers immense opportunities for tourism and downstream industries.
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    Accolades

    • UMDM Becomes WSA

    • Blue Drop Achieved

    • Successful 2010 Programme

    • Clean Audit Achieved

    • Successful turnaround strategy

    • Excellence awards

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