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Lifestyle audits, forensic investigation as Umgeni Water clamps down on tender dealings

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Umgeni River Mouth, Durban. Picture: Joshua Redman and Cameron Service, The Litterboom Project.
Umgeni River Mouth, Durban. Picture: Joshua Redman and Cameron Service, The Litterboom Project.

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Following a string of tender-related litigations, state-owned Umgeni Water, the largest supplier of bulk potable water in KwaZulu-Natal, has commissioned a forensic investigation into its supply chain management. And its employees will be subjected to lifestyle audits.

This week, newly appointed board chairperson Magasela Mzobe said the actions were being taken to strengthen Umgeni Water’s supply chain management unit, following a string of tender-related court cases.

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