Meet team Weskus

In a water-scarce country with increasing pressure on its water resources, it is critical that municipalities have experienced and qualified resources to manage water security.

Meet Weskus Distrik’s water team.

Michiel Visser – Diploma in Civil Engineering, and a Higher Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. In terms of practical experience, 35 years in civil construction and roads, project management and of course, water.

Johannes van der Merwe – Electrical Engineering Diploma, with 30 years’ technical experience, and 15 years’ experience in water SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), telemetry, and electrical distribution networks.

Jan de Koker – 40 years track record, with practical experience.

Ben van der Merwe – 25 years’ experience in water purification management, project management, and Class 5 process control.

Weskus Distrik complies with the South African National Standard (SANS) 241. SANS is a drinking water specification that states the minimum requirements for potable water considered safe for human consumption. Test are conducted every week, and the data is saved on our platform.


Michiel Visser
Pr Techni Eng Civil
NHD Mech Eng
Senior Manager: Water
Weskus Distrik Municipality

West Coast District Municipality

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