3 Jan 2018 by WISA

Trans-Caledon Tunnel Authority (TCTA) is a state-owned entity, established in terms of Government Notice No 2631 in Government Gazette No 10545, dated 12 December 1986. The notice was replaced by Government Notice 277 in Government Gazette No 21017 dated 24 March 2000, promulgated in terms of the National Water Act, 1988(Chapter 10).

TCTA is a specialised liability management body. Its mission is to finance and implement bulk raw water infrastructure:

  •  Within an acceptable risk framework;

  •  In the most cost-effective manner; and

  •  In order to benefit water consumers.

Our Vision 

“To be the leader in the sustainable supply of water in the region.

Our Mission

Our mission is to facilitate water security through the planning, financing and implementation of bulk raw water infrastructure, in the most cost-effective manner that benefits water consumers..

Our Values


  • Consistently give our best, take pride in our achievements

  • Deliver excellent work, efficiently and on time

  • We think innovatively and creatively to improve our performance


  • We converse honestly and respectfully, stimulating constructive action

  • We honour our commitments and truly “walk the talk”

  • We gain trust and credibility through fairness and mutually cooperative relationships


  • We acknowledge, appreciate and embrace diversity

  • We honour, respect and consider diverse views and opinions

  • We are responsive to one another’s needs and those of our communities and stakeholders


  • We are united through common goals and the TCTA vision

  • We draw on strength and skills of our team

  • We contribute positively to the team’s performance, spirit and morale


  • We willingly share knowledge and information with each other

  • We are innovative and proactive in thought and in action

  • We support, encourage and provide opportunities for individual growth

We conduct our business with professionalism, uncompromising integrity and diligence. We are committed to comply with internationally recognised standards of managerial and technical excellence. We cherish transparent and consultative relationship with all our stakeholders. We proactively align ourselves to meet the challenges of a dynamic environment.

We pledge ourselves to uphold the principles of accountability and sound governance in executing our duties.​

Click here to visit TCTA’s website!