About uThukela District Municipality
uThukela District Municipality(DC23) is one of ten District Municipalities in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. It was established during the 2000 transformation of local government uThukela District Municipality derives its name from one of the major rivers in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, the UThukela River that rises from the Drakensberg Mountains and supplies water to a large portion of KZN and as well as Gauteng.Uthukela District Municipality has three district municipalities bordering onto it within the Province of Kwazulu -Natal, namely Amajuba, Umzinyathi and Umgungundlovu.
uThukela District Municipality consists of five Local Municipalities and one District Management Area (DMA), namely, Indaka local Municipality, Emnambithi/Ladysmith local Municipality, Umtshezi local Municipality, Okhahlamba local Municipality, Imbabazane local Municipality, and District Management Area 23. Indaka and Okhahlamba are both Project Consolidate Municipalities in our District.