Theewaterskloof Municipality provides sewerage collection systems, comprising water borne sewer networks, bucket removal system and vacuum Tanker service where necessary, and treats the Collected effluent at 7 sewage treatment plants.
Further services include the provision and Maintenance of communal toilets in informal areas. This service is headed by the Chief: Sanitation, with a personnel component of ± 84 trained and operational staff.
The municipality is responsible to deliver a service to all, which is effective, affordable and sustainable within legal and budgetary constraints in terms of Schedule, 4B of the Constitution: “Water and Sanitation Services limited to…and domestic waste water and sewage disposal systems.
All Waste Water Treatment Plants, in the WCO31 area, are operated under the specific conditions
in the Water Act (Act 36 of 1998, Government Notice No 1191) in accordance with the Permit
requirements of Department of water Affairs and Forestry.