It's official! Pietermaritzburg has the best water quality in the province! We achieved Blue Drop status for the 3rd consecutive time, and can now boast Blue Drop Platinum Status! Well done to Brenden and his team at Msunduzi!

Melanie Veness.

The overall municipal score of 98.8% and Blue Drop status for the eThekwini main water supply system once again confirms commitment to drinking water quality management by the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality, Umgeni Water and Tongaat Hulett. The Department wishes to congratulate the municipality and in particular Umgeni Water on their performance and justifiable place in the National Top 10 Blue Drop performers.