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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
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Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
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Published: 16 Jan 2019Title: GEORGE WATER UPDATE 16 JANUARY 2019Status: Dam level: 81.37% (up from 81.14%) Rainfall since 11 January: 8.3mm Demand/usage: 30.48 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left: 10 Please note Section 2B water restrictions apply, including watering times. Fines may apply. Details in the News section of this website.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
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Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
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
01 November 2018

Issued George Municipality, 1st November @11h45

There are teams continuing with mopping up of urban interface fire lines (borders of mountain/town). The public to please note there will continue to be periodic flareups and continuous smouldering fires creating smoke. The Garden Route Disaster Management Centre is continuously monitoring and tracking all fires. Intensive mopping up will continue for the rest of today.

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Several hotspots, crews worked throughout the night to contain the lines and do mopping.  Two choppers dispatched to this area @ 10h40 today.

Services:
Water supply to NMMU/Saasveld remains off due to the pipes that reach NMMU reservoir being melted. George Municipality is trucking water to the reservoir.
FM Tower line to be replaced as completely destroyed.
Saasveld has individual spots with power outages.

Weather:
Temperature predictions for today minimum 12 degrees and maximum 21 degrees.
Wind direction South Westerly direction into the afternoon. The wind direction will change tonight at about 10pm which will cause smoke to collect over town area of George.

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Please note cellphone reception and internet lines have been affected throughout the Garden Route District by infrastructure damage.

Injured wild animals noted in urban areas of George and surrounds to please be reported to CapeNature on 044 8025300.

George SPCA Emergency can be contacted on 082 378 7384 for domestic animals.

 

Contact George Municipality on 044 8016311 for Fire Emergencies (All Hours) / Water 044 8019262 Work Hours / Electrical Services 044 8019222 Work Hours

GEORGE MUNICIPALITY AFTER HOURS NUMBER 044 8016300

Contact Garden Route District Municipality Disaster Centre on 044 805 5071

 

 

Last published 01 November 2018