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

Feast of firsts for Kouga’s Opening of the Season
11 December 2018

Locals and holiday-makers are in for a feast of firsts this Saturday, 15 December, when Kouga’s official Opening of the Season takes place at the Jeffreys Bay main beachfront.

Season to open with a bang on Saturday
11 December 2018

Kouga Municipality will be opening this year’s Festive Season with a bang this Saturday, 15 December.

Free roadworthy tests this week
10 December 2018

Kouga Municipality’s Traffic Department is once again offering motorists free roadworthy checks in preparation of the holidays.

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, flanked by the leadership of the local sporting fraternity, delivers the keynote address at Friday’s launch of the Mayor’s Cup tournament.   New sporting codes get set for the Mayor’s Cup
06 December 2018

Kouga is set to start the new year on a sporting high, with up to ten disciplines set to participate in the annual Mayor's Cup tournament for the first time.

Williams Hunt retailer principal Willie Spangenberg (second right) delivers the lifeguard trunks to Kouga Municipality’s Disaster Management officer, James Mzangwa, Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson and Chief Fire Officer Dewald Barnard. Car dealership helps keep bathers safe
05 December 2018

A Humansdorp car dealership has come on board to help kit out Kouga’s lifeguards for the Festive Season.

Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman, AfriForum’s Danie Fouche, Dries du Preez and Arno Greyling and Waldo van Niekerk from Summertree Civils on a recent site inspection. Partnership to ease traffic congestion
04 December 2018

Kouga Municipality and the AfriForum branch in Jeffreys Bay have joined hands to ease traffic congestion along one of the town’s busiest roads.

At the new Kabeljous satellite sea rescue and lifesaving station are NSRI Jeffreys Bay station commander Rieghard Janse van Rensburg, senior lifeguards Zwelibanzi Mafutha and Paul Makupula (right), and lifeguards Vuyo Maza, Bheki Mzobe and Jack Mvundla. New lifesaving station for Kabeljous
03 December 2018

A new satellite sea rescue and lifesaving station was opened at the Kabeljous Beach on Monday in a joint venture by Kouga Municipality and the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI).

Entries invited for Mayoral Talent Search
03 December 2018

Kouga locals and visitors are invited to showcase their special skills on stage at the first Mayoral Talent Search this December.

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.

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