Hydrolife started out as a franchise of a well-known water purifier brand, H2O. We are pioneering the latest technology by teaming with some of the leading international companies in this industry, allowing us to offer unique products to the South African market. We have over 20 years of experience, specializing in the rental of water coolers and delivery of purified mineral bottled water in the greater Cape Town area.

Hydrolife started out as a franchise of a well-known water purifier brand, H2O. We are pioneering the latest technology by teaming with some of the leading international companies in this industry, allowing us to offer unique products to the South African market. We have over 20 years of experience, specializing in the rental of water coolers and delivery of purified mineral bottled water in the greater Cape Town area.

Our team

Heather Philips
MANAGING DIRECTOR

Starting out nearly at the beginning (in 2000), Heather started her... READ MORE
Ricardo Roberts
GENERAL MANAGER

Ricardo originally joined the team as a sales consultant in our store...
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Gary van Louw
SALES CONSULTANT

Gary has been in the water industry for over 20 years. Joining us as...
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Tyne Cupido
SALES CONSULTANT

Tyne joined the team as a much needed code 10 driver during the...
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Kegan Haakonsen
SALES CONSULTANT

Kegan started as a sales consultant in 2013. His many years...
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Logan Dart
ADMINISTRATOR / SALES CONSULTANT

Our dynamite in a small package. Logan joined...
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Yvonne Makulumo
CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGER

Yvonne’s career with Hydrolife started in...
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Matthew Anderson
LEAD TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Matthew joined our team in 2012 as a...
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Management team

The management team have a working history that dates as far back as the company’s inception in 1999. The three original owners, Mac, Mike and Adien added Heather and Ricardo to the team over the years.

Technical team

Our technical team is the driving force behind the installations, repairs and sanitations. With expertise in many areas of the industry, the pooled resources of this team makes them a problem solving dream team.

Our drivers
Our vehicles

Awards

Winner of the H2O top franchisee award for over 10 years.

Awards

Winner of the H2O top franchisee award for over 10 years.

Heather’s journey with us began way back in 2000, where she first started as a receptionist. Fast forward to today, and Heather has climbed the ranks to become our incredible Managing Director.

With her years of experience and deep understanding of every administrative role within our team, Heather keeps a firm grasp on every facet of our business. Her dedication and commitment to excellence are unmatched, and her finger is always on the pulse of the latest industry trends and developments.

Heather’s passion for the company and our mission is palpable, and her unwavering leadership inspires our team to strive for greatness every day.

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Get ready to meet Ricardo, the driving force behind our team’s daily operations! Ricardo’s journey with us began back in 2010 when he joined as a sales consultant in our store. His strong sense of responsibility and unwavering commitment soon led him to join our office-based admin team full-time.

Ricardo is a true master of daily operations, handling them with the skill of a flight control engineer. He always knows where his team is and ensures that our clients receive their deliveries on time, every time. His attention to detail and focus on excellence is truly inspiring.

But that’s not all there is to Ricardo. His whacky sense of humour brings joy to our team every day, making our workplace a happy and positive environment. His infectious energy and upbeat attitude set the tone for our team, inspiring us to work hard and deliver exceptional results.

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Meet Gary, the water industry expert and corporate consultant who brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our team! With over 20 years of experience in the industry, Gary joined our team as a delivery driver back in 2008.

Since then, Gary has applied his skills and understanding of water filtration to become a trusted and knowledgeable corporate consultant. His expertise is matched only by his easy-going personality and friendly smile, which make him a hit with our clients and a joy to work with.

Gary’s dedication to excellence and outstanding customer service have earned him a large client base of well-known brands. Many of his corporate clients have trusted his service for over 10 years, a testament to his unwavering commitment to their satisfaction.

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Tyne joined our team during the day-zero chaos in 2018 as a much-needed code 10 driver. He quickly proved to be a valuable asset to our team, thanks to his excellent admin skills and vibrant personality.

Tyne’s commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication soon led him to a trial basis role as a sales consultant, where he has thrived ever since. He walks the long road with his clients, answering all their questions and addressing their concerns to ensure they are 100% happy with the end result.

Tyne’s passion for his work and his clients is palpable, and his infectious energy and upbeat attitude inspire our team to strive for greatness every day. He is a true professional and a valued member of our team, always going the extra mile to ensure the satisfaction of our clients.

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Meet Kegan, the sales consultant with an edge! Kegan joined our team back in 2013 and has been a valuable member ever since. With many years of experience in the industry, Kegan has gained an edge in answering even the most difficult questions that come his way.

But that’s not all there is to Kegan. His relaxed attitude and quick wit have made him a hit with his clients, who return to him year after year not just for the outstanding service he provides but also for the laughs. Kegan’s ability to connect with his clients on a personal level sets him apart from the rest. He takes the time to get to know them and their needs, making sure they are fully satisfied with every interaction. His positive energy and good-natured humour make every conversation a pleasure, and his clients know they can count on him to deliver exceptional results every time.

You won’t just get excellent service – you’ll also get a good laugh along the way!

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Meet Logan, our dynamite in a small package! Logan joined our team back in 2017 as a cashier to assist with sales in our store, and we quickly realized that she was a force to be reckoned with.

Her admin skills are second to none, and her tenacity to ensure that clients are happy means that she will not stop until the job is done. Logan’s commitment to excellence and unwavering dedication to her work quickly led her to a full-time admin role in January 2022, where she has grown in many roles within our team.

With a keen eye for detail, Logan’s skill is making sure that your service, follow-up, or query is seen to. She takes pride in her work and strives for excellence in everything she does. Her positive attitude and unwavering commitment to her clients inspire our team to go the extra mile to ensure their satisfaction.

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Meet Yvonne, our vital team member who manages the accounts for our vast database! Yvonne’s career with Hydrolife started in 2017 when she moved to South Africa from Zimbabwe with experience in a completely different role at home. Despite the challenges of starting over in a new country, Yvonne’s willingness to learn and her love of people quickly made her a vital part of our core team.

Yvonne’s attention to detail and thoroughness in managing our accounts has made her an invaluable member of our team. Her skills and experience ensure that our vast database of clients is always up to date and accurate, giving our team the information they need to provide exceptional service. And even when dealing with challenging accounts, Yvonne always maintains her positive attitude and friendly demeanor.

Yvonne’s love of people shines through in everything she does. She is always happy to lend a hand and will go out of her way to ensure that our clients are well taken care of. Her positive energy and warm smile make every interaction a pleasure, whether in person or over the phone.

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Meet Matthew, our expert technician and encyclopaedia of water filtration knowledge! Matthew joined our team in 2012 and has since upskilled his knowledge and skills to become an invaluable member of our team.

With years of experience in repairing and maintaining water filtration systems, Matthew has developed a deep understanding of the subject, making him an invaluable resource for our team and clients alike. His special skill lies in his knowledge of off-grid solutions, making him the go-to person for clients looking for innovative and sustainable water solutions.

Matthew’s tenacity and determination make him a valuable person to have on your side. Whether it’s a stubborn industrial system that needs a little TLC or a vessel that requires a backwash, Matthew always goes the extra mile to get the job done right. And his friendly and approachable nature makes him a pleasure to work with, both for our team and our clients.

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