Water Services Department


Profile of Mr. Nkululeko Biyase - Executive Director: Water Services


Mr. Nkululeko Biyase is a Civil Engineering Technologist who obtained his B Tech Degree at Durban University of Technology in the year 2006 in South Africa. His career started by working in the design office as a Design Technician for AFRICON Engineering International (Now known as AURECON GROUP). He was involved in the design of golf courses, municipal roads, sewer networks, water networks, storm water analysis, mass earthworks, site supervision and contract administration. Mr. Biyase takes special interest in the extensive use of Computer Aided Design and Drafting tools to enhance the quality of work as well as the speedy implementation of projects. He has also worked as a Project Management Unit (PMU) Manager for Umzimkhulu Municipality and as a Technical Director for Ndwedwe and UBuhlebezwe Municipalities over the past 6 years which makes him to have a good knowledge of the Harry Gwala District Challenges in relation to Water and Sanitation. His main focus has been mainly on the planning and implementation of all Infrastructure projects under these municipalities which are funded by Equitable Share, Municipal Infrastructure Grant and Other Special Grants.


His current ambition is to see the Local Government working better for the citizens of South Africa. His main focus at Harry Gwala is to ensure that the Blue Drop and Green Drop rating of the municipality improves to the Top 3 position in the KwaZulu Natal Province within the next 5years. This will be meaning that the communities within Harry Gwala are receiving internationally accepted quality standards in terms on the Water and Sanitation Services. He is a strong team player and here are some of the principles that he believes in:

  • Results driven
  • Doing it right the first time (mindful of deadlines)
  • Project Management (Considering Time, Cost and Quality at all times)
  • Creativity

Executive Director: Water Services 

Mr. Nkululeko Biyase