20 December 2017
Weekly Water Status 20 December 2017
The current water restrictions for George are:
- Restricted handheld watering of gardens using a hose and municipal water allowed: even-numbered households Mondays and Thursdays, 7pm-9pm only AND uneven-numbered households Tuesdays and Fridays, 7pm-9pm only.
- 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 7pm-9pm.
- Filling up of swimming pools using municipal water is prohibited.
- Washing cars with a hose using municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed), except for commercial car washes.
- Cleaning of outside surfaces using a hosepipe with municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed).
- “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.
Please report water leaks, burst pipes and other water-related concerns to 044 801 9262 or after hours/holidays at 044 801 6300, as soon as you notice them.
Contraventions of water restrictions can be reported on 0800 424 277. Repeat offenders may pay up to R4 000 per offence, depending on the offence, or may be jailed for up to six months if found guilty.
Last published 20 December 2017