uMngeni Local Municipality

Technical Services

The department is responsible, among other functions, for the provision of infrastructure to residents and other basic services affecting our communities on a daily basis.
uMngeni Municipality Technical Services

The core functions of the Department are as follows:

  • Roads, Storm Water and Traffic Engineering Services
  • Parks, Gardens and Environment Services
  • Waste Management Services
  • Vehicles Plant and Equipment Services
  • Contracts and Projects Services
  • Electricity Services
  • Low Income Housing delivery, EIA's (Environmental Impact Assessments), Planning Approvals and Implementation of Infrastructure and Top structures to Low Income Housing Projects.
uMngeni Municipality Technical Services

Challenges faced by the Department

  • Ageing infrastructure
  • The lack of availability of adequate resources to maintain existing infrastructure assets
  • The available capacity of bulk services in support of development
uMngeni Municipality Technical Services

Achievements Since 2001

  • Total Low Income Houses with access to all basic services 6400units
  • Total 0f 35km's of surfaced roads constructed
  • All urban areas have access to water, sanitation, electricity. road and refuse collection
  • Greenest town awards
  • Vuna Awards
  • Govan Mbeki award for housing innovation
  • Job creation programmes as in formed by the Expanded Public Works Programme are applied to all Infrastructure Projects