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

Roadblocks to be held across Kouga
14 January 2019

The Warrants of Arrest section of the Kouga Traffic Department would like to encourage all persons with outstanding fines to pay these or risk going to jail.

Thembi Yalezo and  Wendy Peter from Port Elizabeth were among the day visitors who enjoyed time at Dolphin Beach this holiday. Kouga wraps up successful holiday
10 January 2019

Compliments have been pouring in for Kouga Municipality in the wake of a successful festive season.

Red buoys to prevent drownings at dangerous beaches
20 December 2018

Extra safety measures have been put in place to prevent drownings at two of Jeffreys Bay’s most dangerous beaches.

Hankey rapper wins Mayoral Talent Search
19 December 2018

With loads of talent on display, the judges had no easy task deciding on the winner of the first Mayoral Talent Search, which took place on Saturday as part of Kouga's Opening of the Season.

Kouga Mayor Horatio Hendricks, acting manager in the Mayor's Office, Anene Jonck and Community Services Portfolio Councillor Daniel Benson at the roadblock at Humansdorp. Roadblocks with a difference
18 December 2018

Kouga Municipality and the South African Police Service (SAPS) rolled out the red carpet for locals and holiday-makers last week.

Clark (10), Alex (7) and Lily (3) van Rooyen met Father Christmas and his elf assistants at the Opening of Season on Saturday.  Kouga opens the festive season in style
17 December 2018

Thousands of locals and holiday-makers from all over the world flocked to the main beachfront of Jeffreys Bay on Saturday to celebrate the official opening of the season.

New Kouga Councillor Cynthia August taking an oath New Councillor sworn in
14 December 2018

The Kouga Council welcomed a new Councillor this week. Cynthia August, who replaces Diana Biggs, was sworn in by Kouga Speaker Hattingh Bornman at a meeting on Tuesday.

Social ride for bicycle lovers
13 December 2018

Bicycle lovers are invited to join the first Family Fun Bicycle Ride, set to take this Saturday as part of Kouga’s Opening of the Season festivities.

Latest audit opinion takes Kouga closer to the top
13 December 2018

Kouga has become one of the first municipalities in South Africa to successfully switch over to the new municipal Standard Chart of Accounts (mSCOA) and achieve an unqualified audit while doing so.

Security cameras and beach patrols boost holiday safety
12 December 2018

Security cameras have been installed at the main beachfront of Jeffreys Bay to help keep locals and holiday-makers safe this festive season.

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.

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