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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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.


The Draft Coastal Management Programme for the Sarah Baartman District Municipality, including Kouga, has been published in the Provincial Gazette for public comment. Click here to access and download the relevant documents.


Press Releases

A section of the main water line to Boskloof has been replaced to help minimise leaks. New main line for Boskloof
05 August 2019

The water supply to Boskloof in Humansdorp will be interrupted periodically from August 5 to 16 to allow for the activation of the newly-installed main line.

Site foreman Wynand Human, Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, DA MPL Vicky Knoetze and site agent Ruendell Plaatjies at the stormwater pipes, which are currently being installed. 
Stormwater installation at eco-friendly road
02 August 2019

The installation of new stormwater pipes has started at Woltemade Street, Jeffreys Bay, as Kouga Municipality prepares to build Africa’s first eco-friendly road.

Eskom power outage to affect whole Kouga
01 August 2019

Eskom will be switching off the power supply to almost all of Kouga on Wednesday, 14 August.

Kouga received permission for the emergency breaching of the Seekoei mouth at Jeffreys Bay. Kouga averts eco-disaster at the Seekoei
31 July 2019

Kouga Municipality’s decision to open the Seekoei’s mouth in an attempt to save fish that were trapped and dying in the salty waters of the lagoon has met with success.

Kouga Infrastructure & Engineering Portfolio Councillor Freddy Campher (back right) and ward committee members Eliza Coetzee (front right), Deon Booysen, Raechel Potgieter and Valerie Kriga (left) joined residents from Donkerhoek at two of the new flood lights on a recent visit to the area.  First public lights to brighten Donkerhoek
29 July 2019

Residents of Donkerhoek are feeling safer at night following the installation of the first flood lights in the area.

Lolwethu Desha and Khanyiswa Vumazonke at the new tender box in Woltemade Street. New tender box for municipality
25 July 2019

A new tender box had been installed at the municipality’s Supply-Chain Management offices.

The head of a fire hydrant at the main beachfront was stolen last week. 
Reward for fire hydrant info
23 July 2019

Kouga Municipality is offering a cash reward for information about the recent spate of fire hydrant vandalism in Jeffreys Bay.

Service delivery meetings set to conclude
22 July 2019

Kouga Municipality will be concluding its series of service delivery report-back meetings over the next two weeks.

Speaker Hattingh Bornman (second right) and members of the municipal team gets set to spruce up Salman Malgas's garden and the surrounding area. Kouga celebrates Mandela Day 2019
19 July 2019

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks and his team gave young and old a reason to smile on Nelson Mandela Day.

A young boy brings his dog for a rabies vaccination. Vaccination drive against rabies
18 July 2019

A massive vaccination drive is under way at Humansdorp following a confirmed case of rabies in the area.

Repairs are under way. Water trucked in to St Francis
17 July 2019

Kouga Municipality has started trucking in water to the St Francis area following the collapse of a suspension bridge carrying a section of the main supply line over the weekend.

Transformer explodes after tampering
16 July 2019

A transformer at Ocean View in Jeffreys Bay blew up this morning.

At the hand-over were (back) Sebenzile Thomas, Phumla Williams, Ntombizandile Mbuqe, Kwakhanya Mayinje, ward councillor Lefty Vumazonke, Speaker Hattingh Bornman, Thabo Hermanus, Mfundiso Oliphant and (front) soup kitchen chairman, Mvuleni Velebayi.
 Donation to assist KwaNomzamo soup kitchen
15 July 2019

Kouga Municipality has boosted the efforts of a KwaNomzamo soup kitchen to help alleviate the plight of the poor.

Recycled plastic pellets such as these will be incorporated into the bitumen mix traditionally used for the top layers of roads. 
Woltemade Street set for eco-friendly upgrade
12 July 2019

Work is expected to start on Africa's first eco-friendly road, incorporating plastic waste, at Jeffreys Bay on 21 July.

Chicken chain starts recruiting locally
10 July 2019

One of South Africa's biggest fast-food chains has started a recruitment drive in Kouga ahead of the opening of their first store at Humansdorp.

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