Choose to Work with One of Southern Africa’s Top Water Engineering Companies

Water Engineering Africa, is a wholly Namibian owned civil, mechanical and electrical engineering company that was founded in June 2009. WEA specializes in the construction of water, reticulations, designing, mechanical installation, maintenance of sewer pump stations and sewerage ponds; construction of storm water drainage; rehabilitation and installation of borehole systems and pumps. 

WEA is also a leading supplier of various types of pipes, fittings, valves, solar and diesel driven pumps, manhole covers and other water related accessories. Over the past 13 years of dedicated service to our esteemed clients, we have established ourselves as one of the leading engineering companies, through offering superior services to our esteemed clients, amongst others Regional and Local Authorities, Government Ministries, NAMWATER, Puma Energy, Engine, NAMCOR and many other private clients.


To be the preferred municipal and agricultural one stop shop in Namibia and beyond.


To provide the much-needed expert advices and services to our esteemed customers in order to harness the infrastructural development of Municipal, agricultural sector and oil industries in Namibia and beyond.

Over the years of WEA’s existence, the company has managed to attract the necessary expertise that has enabled it to successfully engage in bigger and challenging civil, mechanical and electrical engineering projects across the country.

WEA’S exceptional, functional and technical expertise coupled with extensive industry knowledge and experience makes WEA the ideal choice to manage the implementation of any project within WEA’s area of expertise. WEA’s management team is equipped with the necessary project management skills which has enabled the company to effectively administer the implementation of multiple projects simultaneously. This has resulted in the company meeting the requirements of different clients within their respective budgets and time Schedules.

Our Leader

Mr Tangeni Shihafeleni Nghiwewelekwa is the founder of Water Engineering Africa. He commands more than 30 years of wide technical and practical experience in Mechanical, Electrical and Structural engineering.

Prior to the establishment of WEA, Tangeni has worked his way through the ranks of Oshakati Town Council’s Engineering Department where he was finally in charge of the Wet Services Division. He also worked for engineering firm ELWIWA as a Project Manager, where he was very influential in the establishment of ELWIWA Northern branch. He was responsible for the design and construction of various projects as well as marketing.

Tangeni was trained at Chemie AG in Halle, Germany as Rohrleitungsbau before completing his studies at Valomba Vocational Training Centre in Ongwediva, in 1998.


WEA brings a fresh and innovative approach to water engineering services in Namibia and beyond by providing complete civil, mechanical and electrical engineering solutions. As experts in the field of water systems and distribution, we are involved in every stage from design phase down to commissioning and handing over. 

WEA further offers after sale services and care to its clients which may include service and maintenance of infrastructures. Naturally, WEA staff are dispensed on different localities in order to handle client queries and provide functional and technical support.

Our Commitment

WEA is committed to provide high standard of workmanship to its esteemed clients through the best available technologies at its disposal. 

WEA’s collaborative approach and commitment to thoroughly understand its clients’ needs has ensured consistant market share growth.

Human Capacity

WEA has a staff compliment of 45 permanent employees and around 60 temporary workers at any given time. The company employs mainly locally based skilled and experienced workforce and has a training and development programme in liaison with local educational and training institutions such as VTCs, UNAM and NUST with the aim of supporting reciprocal investment in the local economy. WEA projects are therefore adequately resourced with the right team providing an enjoyable experience for all our stakeholders. This promotes strong work ethics and encourages staff to work and grow within the company. 

Meet The Team

Tangeni Nghiwewelekwa

Managing Director

Elizabeth Noah Nghiwewelekwa


Ndafapawa Isdor


Elon Shilongo


Victoria Namweya


Veronica Mbidi


Katrina Job


Aina Iishwiki


Taleninawa Ngesheya


Departments That Make Up WEA

Our expertise lies in different departments. These departments are Office of the MD, Finance and Admin,  Technical Service, and the Sales Department. This has further enabled us to maintain our positioning as one of the top water engineering companies in operation throughout Southern Africa today.

Our diverse departments specialise in the following areas of expertise, and will design, construct and commission the following:

  • Sewer pump stations;
  • Portable water treatment;
  • Water and sewer reticulation;
  • Fire stations and other buildings; and
  • Transport systems and structures, among others.

Our team is ready to help you bring every water engineering project to a successful close, and will guide it from inception to completion. Contact us for more information on what we can do for you, and why we remain one of the top water engineering companies in Southern Africa

Think what we can achieve together

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