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

Stall applications for JBay Makiti now open
18 March 2019

Stall applications for the JBay Makiti are now open and close on 30 June 2019.

Making account queries easier
15 March 2019

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

The team who took part in the bush-clearing drive earlier this month. Voluntary bush-clearing drive at St Francis
14 March 2019

Kouga Municipality's Community Services directorate is clubbing together with local stakeholders to help clear alien vegetation in the greater St Francis area.

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.

CFO Selwyn Thys (centre) and his Finance management (clockwise from front) Allister Makomo, PA Leonie Jeggels, Ria van Heerden, Shukree Abrahams, Tobani Tsengiwe, Stanley Baartman, Nomfundo Mate and Lundi Landu. Kouga flexes its financial muscle
12 March 2019

Kouga is stronger financially than it has ever been.

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.

The Kouga region is set to host events throughout the year to draw more visitors to the area. A region for every season
07 March 2019

The success of the recent festive season has set the tone for Kouga to become the Events Capital of South Africa.

Kouga to become the Events Capital of South Africa
06 March 2019

The wheels are in motion for Kouga to become the Events Capital of South Africa.

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.

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