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Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
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Published: 14 Dec 2018Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY PERIODStatus: Municipality offices are closed for Christmas holiday period: 12pm Friday 21 December 2018 - Tuesday 1 January 2019, reopening 2 January 2019. After-hours and emergency number: 044 801 6300 Dedicated fire emergency number: 044 801 6311 The George Municipality wishes you a blessed holiday season.
Published: 14 Dec 2018Title: REFUSE COLLECTION PUBLIC HOLIDAYSStatus: Monday 17 December 2018 will be collected on Tuesday 18 December 2018 Tuesday 25 December 2018 will be collected on Thursday 27 December 2018 Wednesday 26 December 2018 will be collected on Friday 28 December 2018 Tuesday 1 January 2019 will be collected on Wednesday 2 January 2019
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
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Electricity 044 874 3917
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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
07 June 2017

URGENT UPDATE: George Municipality

George Municipality confirms that the following incidents have arisen following high winds overnight:

 

1. 28 informal structures have lost roofs.

2. Tree landed on 2 houses in New Dawn Park and 1 in Borcherds. George Fire Brigade is working on removing the trees and securing the houses.

3. George Fire Brigade has cut down and removed 12 trees that landed in roads around George.

4. Power outages are reported in Thembalethu, Wilderness Heights, Industrial area and Parkdene due to either trees on lines or wind damage.

5. Herolds Bay, Oubaai and Hansmoeskraal power restored.

6. Low voltage issues are being experienced in Rosemore, Heather Park.

7. George Fire Brigade is currently active at a veldfire in Hoekwil, Serpentine Heights and another Touwsranten area. There are structures under threat, and the fire brigade is monitoring the wind.

8. A total of 26 fires have been dealt with by George Fire Brigade

 

George Municipality has activated the Disaster Management Plan and requests the public to phone all emergencies through to 044 8016300 available 24 hours and FIRE ONLY 044 8016311.

 

Initial reports indicate that the predicted Weather System will land in Cape Town from 11am this morning with rainfall expected in George area tonight. High winds remain a problem. The public is requested to secure items around their homes, clear gutters and drains before the rain comes through and be cautious when travelling on roads. Please ensure that all pets are safe. George Municipal departments remain on high alert.

Last published 07 June 2017