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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard044 801 9111
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Published: 18 Apr 2019Title: PUBLIC NOTIFICATION - TRAFFIC DEPARTMENTStatus: Please note that the system is currently off-line. No renewals or appointments can be processed. The Western Cape Department is working on repairs. We apologize for any inconvenience caused.
Published: 17 Apr 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY CLOSED FOR EASTERStatus: George Municipality offices are closed for Easter holiday period from 1pm, Thursday 18 April to Monday 22 April, reopening on Tuesday 23 April at 7.45am. After-hours/emergencies: 044 801 6300 Fire emergencies only: 044 801 6311 George Municipality wishes our Christian citizens a blessed Easter.
Published: 17 Apr 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 17 APRIL 2019Status: Dam level: 90.67% (down from 91.31%) Rainfall since 11 April 2019: 15mm Demand/usage: 31.05 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left in dam: 9 Section 2B restrictions remain in place. Details in the News section of this site.
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George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
04 April 2018

Weekly Water Status - 4 April 2018

The dam remains at 100% and restrictions remain in place. Please note current restrictions have no emergency tariffs  (additional financial implication) attached to it but normal tariffs have always been set on a rising scale to encourage water saving.

 

WATER USE PER MONTH HOUSEHOLDS NORMAL TARIFFS
0-6 kilolitres Free
6-12 kilolitres R13,74 per kilolitre
12-20 kilolitres R15,82 per kilolitre
20-30 kilolitres R18,96 per kilolitre
30-50 kilolitres R22,71 per kilolitre
50 kilolitres or more R25,96 per kilolitre
   

 

THE FOLLOWING SECTION 2B WATER RESTRICTIONS CURRENTLY APPLY IN GEORGE AND SURROUNDS:

• Handheld watering of gardens using a hose and municipal water: even-numbered households Mondays and Thursdays, 7pm-9pm AND uneven-numbered households Tuesdays and Fridays, 7pm-9pm. • 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.

 

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.

 

Last published 04 April 2018