Kouga local municipality
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Please complete our customer satisfaction survey. Your service-delivery experience will help us to determine which improvements need to be prioritised. Click here for electronic versions of the survey in English, Afrikaans and isiXhosa. The closing date is 31 July 2019.


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

TLBs are among the new vehicles to be bought in the 2019/2020 financial year. Capital budget to fund major projects
31 May 2019

Several big service delivery projects will be funded through Kouga Municipality’s capital budget in the 2019/2020 financial year.

Council approves budget for 2019/2020
30 May 2019

Kouga Municipality’s new budget and tariffs for the 2019/2020 financial year, starting on 1 July, were approved by the Council on 30 May 2019.

Borehole success at Hankey and Patensie
29 May 2019

Kouga Municipality is another step closer to achieving water security for the communities of Hankey and Patensie.

Supplier Clayton Damons hands over the keys to the new Traffic vehicle and 4x4 Law Enforcement bakkie to Mayor Horatio Hendricks while behind them Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson (left) and Municipal Manager Charl du Plessis (right) receive the key to the 4x2 bakkie from Sky Metro Equipment representative Tommy Castelyn. New vehicles to boost traffic, law enforcement
28 May 2019

The operation of Kouga Municipality’s Traffic and Law Enforcement sections will be moving up a gear following the acquisition of three new vehicles.

Kouga Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson, Mayor Horatio Hendricks and Speaker Hattingh Bornman get in some litter-picking practises ahead of the massive beach and town clean-up this coming Friday. All hands on deck for big J'Bay clean-up
27 May 2019

Jeffreys Bay will be all hustle and bustle on Friday morning (31 May) when Kouga Municipality hosts its first combined beach and town clean-up.

Paying respect to Khoi icon Sarah Baartman at Hankey were students Neven Starcevic, Cynthia Akwar, Mitu Bati, Isabella Cravotta, Trang Nguyen, Kouga intern Nomakhaya Zono and Nina Kleibes, one of the programme coordinators from Heilbronn. Kouga to benefit from international Tourism programme
24 May 2019

Seven students from around the globe are set to help grow Kouga's Tourism industry.

New housing committees to be elected
23 May 2019

In another major boost for transparency, Kouga Municipality will be establishing Housing Coordinating Committees across the region over the next five weeks.

Tests for water leaks at KwaNomzamo, Boskloof
22 May 2019

Discreteness tests, which could lead to a break in the water supply for up to three hours per day, will take place at KwaNomzamo and Boskloof in Humansdorp over the next few days.

Three power outages set for Humansdorp
21 May 2019

Three power interruptions will take place at Humansdorp over the next two weeks for the municipality to complete the electrification of a further 200 houses at Kruisfontein.

Steven Jantjies (second left) and Johan Manuel (right) receive their snack packs from Victory learners Carter D'Arcy and Annika Stoltz.  Victory treats J'Bay refuse collectors
20 May 2019

Refuse collectors from Jeffreys Bay have an extra spring in their step this week thanks to learners from a local primary school.

Cape St Francis power alert
17 May 2019

The power supply to Cape St Francis will be interrupted from 9.30am to 11.00 on Tuesday, 21 May.

The students and lecturers were welcomed by Kouga’s Environmental Health section on Monday. Environmental Health students visit Kouga
16 May 2019

Kouga Municipality is helping to keep South Africans healthy by nurturing the next generation of Environmental Health practitioners.

Live-streaming of Council meetings in the pipeline
15 May 2019

The Kouga Council is set to take transparency to the next level by live-streaming its meetings over the internet.

Residents asked to update their contact info
14 May 2019

Residents who would like to receive their account balances via SMS are asked to update their contact details with the municipality.

Opening of Seekoei mouth under way
13 May 2019

Tonnes of sand are set to be removed from the beach between Aston Bay and Paradise Beach over the next three weeks to open the mouth of the Seekoei estuary at Jeffreys Bay.

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