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Umvoto is an all-encompassing earth-science consultancy, predominantly specialising in groundwater, offering a broad variety of services to our growing portfolio of clients.

Umvoto undertakes a holistic approach to finding environmentally and socially sustainable solutions for clients which are both cost-effective and scientifically rigorous.

Our earth-science research and consulting services aim not only to meet client expectations but also address environmental and socio-economic challenges inherent in the work we do, always aiming to make a positive and sustainable impact.

What we do

Umvoto prioritises dedicated research in areas of interest to the company and the team of scientists, whether directly related to commissioned projects or initiated and funded internally. Building a comprehensive database and remaining at the cutting-edge of the latest developments and technological advancements in the earth sciences, has undoubtedly been the hallmark of our success.

Hydrogeological Services

Integrated Water Resource Planning and Management

Contamination and Remediation

Geoinformatics and Remote Sensing

Disaster Risk Reduction and Geohazard Analysis

Applied Geology

Environmental Science and Climatology

Our Strengths

Umvoto comprises an exceptional team of scientists and environmental consultants known for their technical brilliance, scientific rigor and feet-on-the-ground humanity.

The importance of attitude as much as aptitude and application, is highly regarded within the organisation and has been the very fabric of Umvoto since inception. Management supports staff gallantly in their pursuits while allowing autonomy for personal growth, to realise the best for both themselves and the company. The senior staff complement is supported by a group of emerging third-generation leaders, many of whom joined the company through the award-winning internship programme.

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Umvoto has been integral to the success of the Steenbras Wellfield from exploration to wellfield design. Watch the video to find out how groundwater is driving the City of Cape Town towards water resilience.

Our Team performs the Jerusalema Dance! #JerusalemaChallenge

Who’s who in water? IMIESA spoke to our four directors about their strategies on how they are taking the groundwater industry forward.

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8 Beach Road
Muizenberg
Cape Town

+27 21 709 6700 amanzi@umvoto.com