Welcome to De Wet Drainage

Agricultural water management, is one of the major challenges faced by the South African farming community, due to our extreme weather conditions.

Agricultural water management becomes of high importance, in modern and intensive agriculture conditions. It’s effects are found in providing optimal conditions to the crops during growth resulting in better yields. Areas with an excess of water requires an efficient drainage system that provides an appropriate water runoff, ensuring better water management.

We focus on transforming basic land into highly efficient and very productive farming soil, striving to reach our business outputs and deliver them in a timely fashion.

De Wet Drainage offers cost effective drainage, land levelling and land forming, earth moving services and various other professional ground preparation services, guaranteeing lower production costs and increased yield.

In modern farming, soil preparation is very important to ensure saving input costs and better crop yielding possibilities. By getting a soil profile and analysing the soil, you can accurately establish what preparation is needed within your ground.

For waterlogged agricultural land we do two types of drainage:

  • Sub-surface drainageWe apply years of expert knowledge and technology to bring to you the best solution to your waterlogged area. In sandy ground, we use the Soil-Max Digger and for clay dominant soil, we use the conventional drainage technique tailored to your requirements.
  • Surface drainageSurface Drainage involves managing the water flow and direction on your land to optimize water use to improve crop establishment and irrigation by using precision GPS levelling and sloping technology.

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Testimonials

I want to thank you for the last 7 years of service we received from De Wet Drainage. In addition to acting professionally, they do quality work. They have a farming background and you can see it with their advice and knowledge that they bring to the table!!

Adriaan Pearson – 3 Visie Boerdery


Not only are De Wet Drainage's staff extremely professional and competent, they are also hearty and very friendly. They understand the needs of the client as well as the environment, and have even taken our hand in difficult circumstances and met them.

They add a lot of value to the irrigation industry by constantly working with new technologies.

Thank you De Wet Drainage for what you have already meant to us as clients, we can gladly recommend you!!

Dirk & Celeste Crafford - Canterbury Boerdery


Ryno Botha (farmer) & Henning Burger (soil expert) – KykNet Dagbreek 20 January 2013

I'm Martin Van Rooi from Onderbegin Boerdery in Kanoneiland. With this I just want to say I use DE WET Drainage for all my soil preparations. I have always received an excellent service from them, and can recommend them to any farmer. In future I will use them again, anytime. Thank you.

Martin van Rooi - Onderbegin Boerdery


De Wet Drainage Services

Why Choose Us

  • Fast and Effective

    By using our tried and tested methods, we can save the client time and money.

  • Our Fleet

    Our machines, ranging from tractors, TLB's, excavators and trucks will ensure our operations run smoothly and effectively.

  • Our Expert Knowledge

    Over 30 years of experience in ground preparation, plough techniques, land sloping and forming as well as agricultural drainage systems.

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