Kouga local municipality
Tel:+27 (0)42 200 2200
All-hours Emergency:+27 (0)42 291 0250
Alternative Number:+27 (0)42 200 8330
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Click here to access and download the loadshedding schedules for the Kouga region.


Should you wish to report a service fault, please contact the Kouga Call Centre on 042 200 2200. The call centre is open seven days a week from 7:30am to 7pm. Outside these hours faults can be reported at 042 291 0250 or 042 200 8330. Alternatively, click here to download the Link app for easy fault reporting.


Despite the recent rain, drought conditions prevail and water restrictions remain in place. Click here for the latest dam levels.


Press Releases

Full programme to mark 16 days campaign and Aids Day
29 November 2018

Kouga Municipality has lined up a number of programmes to mark this year’s 16 Days of Activism campaign for No Violence Against Women and Children.

Boreholes set to ease Kouga’s thirst
28 November 2018

Kouga’s search for extra groundwater to increase the water supply to towns is bearing fruit.

Clamp-down on crime at initiation schools
28 November 2018

Stakeholders within the traditional male circumcision custom will go all out to combat illegal activity at initiation schools this summer season.

Repairing a water leak at the old Golf Course settlement in Humansdorp. Leaks can be reported through Kouga's Link app or contact the call centre on 042 200 2200. Water restrictions are the
27 November 2018

As the Festive Season approaches and temperatures climb, residents and holiday-makers are reminded that water restrictions remain in place throughout the region.

Food and craft markets planned for J’Bay and Hankey
26 November 2018

Two mini fresh food and craft markets are planned by Kouga Municipality for Hankey and Jeffreys Bay to help boost the local agricultural and arts and crafts economies in the area.

The Kouga Traffic Department has been holding roadblocks with their provincial counterparts and SAPS to help keep road-users safe. Five drunken drivers behind bars
22 November 2018

The Kouga Traffic Department has warned motorists that there will be zero tolerance for drunken driving this summer season.

Power off at Ocean View and Pellsrus
21 November 2018

The electricity supply to a section of Ocean View and Pellsrus will be interrupted today (Thursday) from 8am to 4pm.

The 50 lifeguards, who will be keeping an eye on the safety of bathers this summer season, were inducted last week. Kouga beaches open early for the summer
20 November 2018

All Kouga’s swimming beaches officially opened last week, a whole month earlier than usual.

Kouga HIV/Aids Coordinator Gene Thube (centre) receives her certificate from Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson (left) and Acting Manager in the Mayor's Office, Anene Jonck. Local Aids Council gears up for Men’s Dialogue
19 November 2018

The Kouga Local Aids Council (KLAC) closed their last meeting of the year with a certificate ceremony for members who recently completed a basic HIV/Aids course.

A total of 117 potholes were repaired at Gazelle Street, Jeffreys Bay, this week. 124 potholes fixed in just one street
19 November 2018

More than 100 potholes were fixed in a single street at Hankey this week as Kouga Municipality continued its drive to repair rain-damaged roads.

Clean-up drive across the region
16 November 2018

Kouga Municipality has been intensifying efforts to clean up illegal dumping sites across the region.

Why illegal electricity is a death trap
15 November 2018

An electricity connection is considered illegal when it is made to a municipality or Eskom's network without permission. Examples are connecting to a mini-substation or overhead pole.

Kouga celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week
14 November 2018

Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) from Kouga gathered at Mentors Country Estate for a Business Opportunity Workshop hosted by the Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) on Tuesday.

Emptying of sewerage tanks made easy
13 November 2018

Ward 12 logged the greatest number of service requests through the Kouga Call Centre and Link app in October.

The Community Services team removed 15 trees at locations across Kouga that had been blown over by strong winds in October. Here they are seen working in Paradise Beach. 2 566 service requests resolved in just one month
12 November 2018

More than 2 500 service requests and faults were resolved through Kouga Municipality’s Call Centre and Link app during October.

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