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Published: 09 Jul 2020Title: WATER UPDATE: 9 JULY 2020Status: Dam level: 89.29% (down from 90.99%) Rainfall since 2 July: 0.5mm Demand/usage: 26,042 megalitres Section 2B restrictions apply, details on FB, App and website.
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George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
29 January 2020

GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 29 JANUARY 2020

 

Dam level: 99.48% (up from 91%)

Rainfall since 22 January: 7 mm

Demand/usage: 28.185 megalitres (target 22Ml)

(Please note the Garden Route Dam must be recalibrated by the Department of Water Affairs following the raising of the spillway and dam wall. Until this process has been completed all readings are based on the previous spillway and dam wall height.)

 

SECTION 2B WATER RESTRICTIONS CURRENTLY APPLY IN GEORGE AND SURROUNDS:

• Handheld watering of gardens using a hose using municipal water: even-numbered households Mondays and Thursdays, 7pm-9pm AND uneven-numbered households Tuesdays and Fridays, 7pm-9pm.

• Mechanical irrigation of gardens (sprayers) using municipal water is prohibited.

• Watering sports fields using municipal water is prohibited, except for golf course greens, bowling greens and cricket pitches, daily 7pm-9pm.

• Filling up of swimming pools using municipal water is prohibited.

• Washing cars with a hose using municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed, rainwater encouraged), except for commercial car washes.

• Cleaning of outside surfaces using a hosepipe with municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed, rainwater encouraged).

• “OWN WATER” signage must be displayed where applicable and must be proven on request by municipal officials.

• Applications for exemption of some restrictions may be considered on merit.

 

Report water leaks and burst pipes to 044 801 9262 or after hours at 044 801 6300, as soon as you notice them.

Report contraventions of water restrictions on 0800 424 277. Fines may apply.

Last published 29 January 2020