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

Making account queries easier
15 March 2019

Kouga Municipality is making it easier for residents to check their account balances.

Water tests at Sea Vista and Cape St Francis
13 March 2019

Water discreteness will be conducted at Sea Vista and Cape St Francis over the next three weeks and could lead to water outages for up to four hours in these areas.

Gareth Nel from MacRebur SA, East Cape MPL Vicky Knoetze and Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks take a closer look at the pellets that are used in the asphalt mix. Kouga to pioneer new road technology
11 March 2019

Kouga Municipality is pioneering a new approach to building roads which could spell the end of potholes, create jobs and help save the planet.

Karel and Ansie Herselman were overjoyed to receive a wheelchair and visit from Mayor Horatio Hendricks. Standing up for Kouga's disabled
08 March 2019

Eight Kouga residents are the proud new owners of their own set of wheels thanks to the Wheelchair Wednesday campaign.

Casting their votes for Patensie this week were Anene Jonck, Martin Windvogel, Nichola Uys and Owen Nelson. Voting closes at noon on Friday. Cast your vote for Patensie
05 March 2019

Patensie, the heart of Kouga's agricultural industry, is one of the three finalists in the East Cape round of the Kwela Town of the Year 2019 competition.

The Marina Martinique has become one of the top open-water swimming venues in South Africa. Top swimmers in J’Bay for SA champs
01 March 2019

South Africa's top open water swimmers will be joined by a contingent from Israel in Jeffreys Bay this weekend for the 2019 South African Open Water Swim Champs.

Some of the young men who successfully completed the rite of passage to manhood this summer. Summer circumcision season closes
28 February 2019

The summer circumcision season recently came to a close with a first-time event to welcome the young men home.

Tests could lead to water outages at Aston and Paradise
18 February 2019

Expert contractors have been appointed to carry out a serious of tests in the Kouga municipal region to help combat water losses.

Two new festivals for Jeffreys Bay
14 February 2019

Jeffreys Bay is poised to become the events capital of the Eastern Cape, with two new festivals set to be included on the annual tourism calendar.

Port St Francis restaurant gutted by fire
13 February 2019

A restaurant at Port St Francis was gutted by fire on Monday night.

Property owners can help to reduce the risk of fires starting or spreading on their properties. Let's be fire wise
12 February 2019

Kouga Municipality’s Fire Department and the new Risk Reduction Committee would like to encourage all property owners to do their part to minimise the risk of fires starting in the region.

Fire-fighter Jabu Luthuli helps to set up Kouga Municipality’s “save water” colouring-in stall at the Humansdorp Plaasfees. Kouga makes a splash at the Plaasfees
11 February 2019

Kouga Municipality made a splash with its water-saving campaign at the Humansdorp Plaasfees on Saturday.

EVERY DROP COUNTS: Kouga's colouring-in stall has helped to spread the Colour in and win at the Humansdorp Plaasfees
07 February 2019

Children between the ages of two and eight years old can colour in and win at the Humansdorp Plaasfees this coming Saturday (9 February).

Leading the charge to make public transport safer are Kouga Traffic officers Elvis Mayinje, John Brown, Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson and Jason Petersen. More than 40 taxis impounded
06 February 2019

MORE than 40 taxis were impounded by Kouga Municipality over the past two months as part of the institution’s drive to make public transport safer.

Helping Hdorp cricketers hit a six
05 February 2019

The Humansdorp Cricket Club is the latest beneficiary of Kouga Municipality’s Ward Development Fund.

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