eThekwini Municipality

EThekwini Municipality is a Category A municipality found in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.

EThekwini is the largest City in this province and the third largest city in the country. It is a sophisticated cosmopolitan city of over 3 442 398 people (as per 2011 Census). It is known as the home of Africa's best-managed, busiest port and is also a major centre of tourism because of the city's warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches. ​​

Our core values
  • Sustainability
  • Economically successful city
  • Caring city
  • Smart city
  • Poverty reduction and Democratic & Equal city
Schematic drawing of a pocket park in the eThekwini Municipality

Transformative adaptation of rivers in an urban context (ecological infrastructure toolkit)

Ecological infrastructure plays an important role in the overall health of rivers. This toolkit supports users to design, plan, implement and finance ecological infrastructure. 

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Stream flowing in a residential area

Transformative Riverine Management in Durban

With support from the C40 Cities Finance Facility, the eThekwini Municipality is building a case for investment in transformative, city-wide urban river management. 

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