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Water Quality
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Beach Water Quality

With more than 100 kilometers of coastline, the eThekwini (Durban) region offers beaches for everybody's taste. Whether your ideal beach is bustling with activities or quiet and secluded, we have the beach to suit your needs!

Please click here to access the Beach Water Quality Database.

Please contact Eugene Ramulu via if you have queries with regards to this database.

Potable Water Status

Water Quality of Bulk Potable Supply to eThekwini

Please contact the Scientific Services Section for information on the water supply to your area to enable you to use the data below. 

Please click here to access all the Documents.

Telephone: 031 311 8015

Quality of Rivers

The eThekwini Water and Sanitation Scientific Services take numerous samples from the rivers at different points on a monthly basis and test for a variety of parameters. Interpreting the data is complicated as onen does not have an idea about what the numbers should be or what would constitute a good or bad result.

The eThekwini Water and Sanitation Pollution and Environment Branch in conjunction with the eThekwini Water and Sanitation

GIS have developed an easy to read map with the data presented as colour coded river segments that will enable anybody to know what the water quality of a major river is for that month.

Please Click here to access all Quality of Rivers Reports


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