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Published: 12 Dec 2018Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 12 DECEMBER 2018Status: Dam level: 89. 45% (up from 80.32% last week Wednesday);Rainfall since 5 December 2018: 21.5mm; Demand/usage: 32.81 megalitres (target 22Ml);Months water left: 11
Published: 28 Nov 2018Title: ACCESS TO GEORGE LIBRARY CALEDON ROADWORKSStatus: Due to roadworks in Caledon Street, access to George Library and Museum is currently via the sidewalk in front of church. From Courtenay Street, turn into Symmonds Street, left into Drostdy Lane and left into Caledon. Roadworks expected complete by 14 December, weather-depending.
Published: 27 Nov 2018Title: Municipal offices closed for year end functionsStatus: Please note certain municipal offices will be closed for departmental year end functions on seperate days on 29 November, 5 December, 7 December and 14 December. Please see News section for details.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
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Fire 044 801 6311
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Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
05 December 2018

GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 5 DECEMBER 2018

Dam level: 80.32% (up from 77% last week Wednesday)
Rainfall since 29 November 2018: 4mm
Demand/usage: 32.86 megalitres (target 22Ml)
Months water left: 10

SECTION 2B WATER RESTRICTIONS CURRENTLY APPLY IN GEORGE AND SURROUNDS:
• Handheld watering of gardens using a hose with municipal water: even-numbered households Mondays and Thursdays, 3pm-5pm AND uneven-numbered households Tuesdays and Fridays, 3pm-5pm.
• Mechanical irrigation of gardens (sprayers) using municipal water is prohibited.
• Watering sports fields using municipal water is prohibited, except for golf course greens, bowling greens and cricket pitches, daily 3pm-5pm.
• Filling up of swimming pools using municipal water is prohibited.
• Washing cars with a hose using municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed, rainwater encouraged), except for commercial car washes.
• Cleaning of outside surfaces using a hosepipe with municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed, rainwater encouraged).
• “OWN WATER” signage must be displayed where applicable and must be proven on request by municipal officials.
• Applications for exemption of some restrictions may be considered on merit.
Report water leaks and burst pipes to 044 801 9262 or after hours at 044 801 6300, as soon as you notice them.
Report contraventions of water restrictions on 0800 424 277. Fines may apply.
Months water left is based on current dam level, current demand, if no rain falls.

Last published 05 December 2018