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Water Care

Protea Chemicals Water Care business is a major manufacturer and supplier of specialty chemicals to the South African, African and international water treatment industries.

The company produces and trades in an innovative range of synthetic organic and inorganic coagulants, flocculants, packed chlorine and commodity chemicals. Commodity distribution hubs and offices are in all major centres in Africa.

Protea Chemicals Water Care business operates three world-class plants in Sasolburg, Durban and Cape Town and produces the widest range of base coagulants covering both inorganic and organic processes.

The Durban plant manufactures organic and inorganic coagulants and flocculants for water treatment.

The Sasolburg plant is the hub of Protea Chemicals chlorine packing operation, while the Cape Town plant produces ferric sulphate for local water treatment applications.

The vision of Protea Chemicals Water Care business is to partner with water users of all sizes, to ensure that water preservation can begin as soon as possible after use. This improves cost efficiencies and sustainability, reduces the burden on local municipalities and water boards and in turn increases the overall availability of clean water.

Protea Chemicals Water Care business holds NSF Certification for the Zetafloc coagulants and for chlorine packing.

Protea Chemicals Cape Town, Durban and Sasolburg also hold ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Accreditation and OHSAS 18001.

Value added services include chemical handling, dosage and management systems, tailored to suit applications throughout Africa. These include bulk storage, preparation, chemical dosing systems and on-line monitoring and control.

Additional value-added services

  • Logistics

    • Product management and logistics solutions
    • Technical assistance and support from suppliers
    • Flexible supply options
    • Application development support and assistance
  • Supply chain

    • Full service shipping team for inbound logistics
    • In-house national warehousing & distribution systems
    • Efficient local delivery solutions