Damp-proofing & Waterproofing Association of South Africa

Elsecar Street, Randburg 2163, Gauteng, South Africa


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DWASA is a national and international, non-profit, representative body of the damp-proofing and waterproofing industry in Southern Africa.

DWASA is intent on maintaining and upgrading standards within the damp-proofing and waterproofing industries for the benefit of its Clients and members.

Membership is voluntary, with prospective members having to prove their professional approach to their trade over several years before acceptance.

DWASA's primary role is to promote the interests and views of its members through its engagement with government and legislative bodies as well as like-minded bodies within the construction industry.

Whilst DWASA was only registered in November 2015, its precursor - the Damp-proofing and Waterproofing Association of South Africa - was in existence for several decades.

DWASA is regulated by section 107 of the Labour Relations Act, Act 66 of 1995.


Training & Education

The Association undertakes to provide its members with access to training and exposure to new products and techniques as they become available.

Reports & Inspections

Any property owner, potential property owner or property manager worried about damp-related issues within a property can contact the Association and request that a thorough inspection of the property be conducted followed by a detailed report listing any problems and their recommended treatment. Such a service will be supplied at a cost and quotations for the service will be supplied on request. Contact us on +27 (0)8610DWASA(39272) for a quotation.

Dispute Resolution/Litigation

Where disputes arise between property buyer and seller, members of the Association are available to act as Expert Witness where such disputes lead to legal proceedings between the parties. Our reports and testimony are based solely on fact and often lead to the resolution of such problems before going to court. Contact us on +27 (0)8610DWASA(39272) for more advice. The Association further undertakes to act as mediator in any dispute between property owners and members of the Association. However, the Association can not be held liable for any actions or omissions of its members.


Property owners and managers are welcome to contact the Association for advice on any issue relating to dampproofing , waterproofing, property alterations and painting. One of our experts will be more than happy to assist in your decision-making process.


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Elsecar Street, Randburg 2163, Gauteng, South Africa

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