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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WATER RATIONING HANKEY AND PATENSIE WATER RATIONING HANKEY AND PATENSIE

The level of the Kouga Dam has dropped to below 7%. It has, therefore, become necessary to implement water rationing in the towns of Hankey and Patensie. From Monday, 6 August, the towns will only have water for a few hours a day. See the full schedule here.

KOUGA CALL CENTRE AND LINK APP KOUGA CALL CENTRE AND LINK APP

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.

DAM LEVELS LOW: SAVE WATER URGENTLY DAM LEVELS LOW: SAVE WATER URGENTLY

As drought conditions prevail, residents are asked to limit their usage to 50 litres of water per person per day. Click here for the latest dam levels.

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Press Releases

Fire risk high as Guy Fawkes approaches
02 November 2018

As Kouga firefighters continue to battle fires in and around the region, Kouga Municipality has issued an appeal to residents to desist from making fires around Guy Fawkes Day as this poses a danger to human lives, animals and the environment.

Millions for coastal upgrades
01 November 2018

The rehabilitation of the coastline at St Francis Bay and Oyster Bay has received a boost following the approval of another funding application by Kouga Municipality.

Water shutdown to Paradise Beach
31 October 2018

The water supply to Paradise Beach will be interrupted from 7am to 8pm on Wednesday, 7 November.

Da Gama Road closure today and tomorrow
31 October 2018

A section of Da Gama Road at Kabeljous, Jeffreys Bay, will be closed to traffic today and tomorrow (1 and 2 November), so as to allow for the installation of new water and stormwater pipes.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (second left) welcomes Umhlobo Wenene FM presenter Noxolo “Noxie” Speelman (centre), Eastern Cape Community Chest CEO Jimmy Gotyana (left), Kouga MRM Chairperson Rev Siyabonga Tambo and Kouga MRM Secretary Elvina Felix to a live broadcast of the radio station in Humansdorp on Thursday. Umhlobo Wenene puts local Christian women on the map
30 October 2018

Women from different KwaNomzamo Christian denominations participated in a national radio programme when Umhlobo Wenene FM did a live broadcast of their show from the Methodist Church on Thursday.

The clean-up crew is welcomed by Tinus Potgieter and Lex Gutsche of Woodlands joined Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis, Environmental Management and Waste Manager Leon Herbst and Paul Ferreira of Paul Ferreira Lawnmowing.  Businesses invited to adopt an entrance
29 October 2018

Woodlands Dairy and its First Choice brand have partnered with Kouga Municipality to clean up their “hood” and improve visitors' first impression of Humansdorp.

Kouga Executive Mayor Horatio Hendricks (seated) takes a call from a member of the public during the Kouga Call Centre and Link App birthday celebration on Wednesday. He is assisted by call centre operator Mongezi Khatshiwe while Councillor Timothy  Jantjes (left) Call Centre Supervisor Lesley-Anne September (second left) and Corporate Services Director Krishen Moodley look on. “Excellent report card” for Kouga’s call centre and Link app
26 October 2018

If he were still a school principal, he would have issued an excellent report card to the team that built up the Kouga Call Centre this past year.

Kouga Municipal Charl du Plessis receives the new all-terrain fire engine from fire vehicle supplier Unqondo Projects' Raj Hemraj at the Humansdorp Fire and Disaster Management Centre on Tuesday. With them are the fire-fighting staff from the different municipal fire stations. Extra fire protection for informal areas
25 October 2018

Kouga Municipality is strengthening its capacity to fight fires in informal settlements.

Joint operation to clamp down on illegal electricity
24 October 2018

Illegal electricity wires worth an estimated R5000 was confiscated by Kouga Municipality and the Jeffreys Bay SAPS in a joint operation last week.

Corporate Services Portfolio Councillor Frances Baxter and her assistant for the day, Mfundo Sobele, discuss how to tackle their first tasks on Wheelchair Wednesday. Thirty wheelchairs to be handed over this week
23 October 2018

Thirty wheelchairs will be handed over to Kouga residents tomorrow (Thursday, 25 October) following the first Wheelchair Wednesday campaign in the region in August.

Link and call centre celebrate first birthday
22 October 2018

Kouga call centre and Link service delivery app turned one year old this week.

Kouga secures R150-million for drought-relief
18 October 2018

More than R150-million will be streaming into Kouga's coffers over the next few months to help the municipality secure extra water for the drought-stricken region.

Kouga Finance Portfolio Councillor, Brenton Williams (second left), representing the Mayor and Acting Manager Parks and Community Amenities, Frank Tamboer (second right), are congratulated by Wessa CEO Dr Thommie Burger and Mossel Bay Mayor Dirk Kotze.   17th Blue Flag for Jeffreys Bay’s Dolphin Beach
17 October 2018

The Blue Flag will fly high again at Jeffreys Bay this summer season after Dolphin Beach was once more recognised as one of the country’s best beaches.

Kouga prepares for the summer initiation season
16 October 2018

The Kouga Local Initiation Forum is calling for stakeholders to once again join hands so as to ensure a successful summer traditional male circumcision season.

A small but dedicated group of residents gathered at the Farm Mooi Uitsig outside Jeffreys Bay on Saturday to give thanks for the recent rain and pray for the ongoing drought to be broken. The session was organized by the Mighty Men Eastern Cape and Kouga Municipality. Opening the day were Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (centre)  and Mighty Men Rossouw le Roux and Eugene Genis. The worship was led the Christian Surfers Worship Band. Mighty Men and Kouga give thanks
15 October 2018

A small but dedicated group of residents gathered at the Farm Mooi Uitsig outside Jeffreys Bay on Saturday to give thanks for the recent rain and pray for the ongoing drought to be broken. The session was organized by the Mighty Men Eastern Cape and Kouga Municipality. Opening the day were Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman (centre) and Mighty Men Rossouw le Roux and Eugene Genis. The worship was led the Christian Surfers Worship Band.

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