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Published: 20 Feb 2019Title: George Municipality water update: 20 February 2019Status: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 20 FEBRUARY 2019;Dam level: 82.43% (up from 81.75%); Rainfall since 14 February 2019: 0mm;Demand/usage: 30.8 megalitres (target 22Ml);Months water left in dam: 9
Published: 13 Feb 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 13 FEBRUARY 2019Status: Dam level: 81.75% (up from 80.92%) Rainfall since 7 February 2019: 26.5mm Demand/usage: 28.23 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left in dam: 9 Section 2b restrictions remain in place, including watering times. Fines may apply. Details in News section.
Published: 07 Feb 2019Title: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available for commentsStatus: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available on website under Documents/Annual Report, libraries and area offices from 8 February to 4 March 2019 for comments.
Published: 05 Feb 2019Title: BLUE AND GREEN BAG COLLECTION RECOMMENCESStatus: Collection of blue and green bags recommences Monday 11 February 2019 as per usual refuse collection days. If you have not received your initial, two-of-each bags (1-8 February 2019), please report to Interwaste 044 878 0688. See news section for more details.
Published: 28 Jan 2019Title: Road Upgrades - Merriman StreetStatus: George Municipality has started with road upgrades to Merriman Street from Hibernia Street to Nelson Mandela Boulevard. The construction will be done in sections. Section 1: Nelson Mandela Boulevard to Victoria Street (Right hand side). Residents will be informed of the closures in advance.
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19 July 2017

George Municipality assists with Clear Rivers Campaign

Caption:  Bulelwa Speelman from the Department of Water and Sanitation, Karin Stoffels and Janine Fernold from Environmental Services: George Municipality getting ready tohelp clean the Schaapkop River in Thembalethu.

 

George Municipality last week assisted the National Department for Water Affairs and Sanitation with their Clear River Programme. Deputy Minister Pamela Tshwete at a briefing with the Municipal ManagerTrevor Botha,  announced that the cleaning of the Schaapkop River was the launch of the Clear Rivers Campaign in George and which campaign is closely associated with volunteer activities linked to Mandela Month.

The Breede Gouritz River Catchment Management Agency (BGCMA) as well as volunteers from the Thembalethu community  and George Municipal officials assisted  with the cleaning of the Schaapkop River which runs  through Thembalethu and supports the emerging Thembalethu farmers with irrigation water. Municipal vehicles were made available to remove the collected refuse.

The Deputy Minister, who physically climbed into the river with gumboots and gloves said she loves what she does. “This is about cleaning the river but it is also to teach people not to pollute water. July is Mandela Month. It is not about one day, but cleaning through the month if possible,” the Deputy Minister said.

She asked the community not to pollute the few water resources that we have, especially during the drought. We need our communities to conserve water and not wait on the government but keep their surroundings clean. “Where there is water, keep that place clean,” she appealed.

Cllr Langa Langa, Chairperson of the Water and Sanitation Forum and Ward Councillor for Ward 13, said the Forum  represents the entire George with regards to water conservation and preservation. “We as a Forum are trying to add value and assist the Municipality in preserving this scarce resource, water.

“It also doesn’t end with us, but generations after us will still need to use these resources. There is no substitution for water. Water is life,” Cllr Langa said.

“The majority of people are reliant on the municipality’s resources and cannot afford to buy water. We thank the department of Water Affairs and Sanitation for all its efforts and stakeholders partnering with the Forum. I also thank the Municipality’s eagerness to  partner with us and move the vehicle forward,” Langa said.

Cllr Ntombi James, Ward Councillor for Ward 21, who assisted with the cleaning, said she was happy that the event was a success.

 

Last published 19 July 2017