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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard044 801 9111
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Published: 23 Apr 2019Title: POWER OFF EASTERN SUBURBS 2 MAY 2019Status: Electricity supply will be interrupted to Bergsig, Eastern Extension, Denver Park, Eden, Loerie Park, Lavalia, Rosemore, Protea Park, Glenwood, Saasveld, Kraaibosch, Victoria Bay on THURSDAY 2 MAY 3AM-5AM for alterations to electrical mains. Treat as live at all times. Alternate date: 3MAY 3AM-5AM
Published: 23 Apr 2019Title: POWER OFF WELGELEGEN 26 APRIL 2019Status: Electricity supply will be interrupted to a portion of Welgelegen on FRIDAY 26 APRIL 9AM-4PM for alterations to electrical mains. Please treat as live for the full duration. Alternative date: MONDAY, 29 APRIL 9AM-4PM.
Published: 23 Apr 2019Title: POWER OFF SYFERFONTEIN 26 APRIL 2019Status: Electricity supply will be interrupted to a portion of Syferfontein on FRIDAY 26 APRIL 9AM-4PM for alterations to electrical mains. Please treat as live for the full duration. Alternative date: MONDAY, 29 APRIL 9AM-4PM.
Published: 23 Apr 2019Title: POWER OFF RAMAPHOSA EAST 25 APRIL 2019Status: Electricity supply will be interrupted to a portion of Ramaphosa East Line on THURSDAY 25 APRIL 9AM-5PM for alterations to electrical mains. Please treat as live for the full duration. Alternative date: FRIDAY, 26 APRIL 9AM-5PM
Published: 17 Apr 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 17 APRIL 2019Status: Dam level: 90.67% (down from 91.31%) Rainfall since 11 April 2019: 15mm Demand/usage: 31.05 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left in dam: 9 Section 2B restrictions remain in place. Details in the News section of this site.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation 044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111
30 October 2018

Update George Fires: Issued George Municipality at 14:00

Media Statement
Issued George Municipality (GEORGE Fire)

Tuesday 30th October, 14h00

Outeniqua Pass / Robinson Pass open.
Montagu Pass remains closed.
N2 closed between Tsitsikamma Toll Gate and Storms River Bridge due to veld fires in the area.

TAKE NOTE: Outeniqua Pass currently has teams clearing debris from the fire and winds of last night. Motorists are warned to proceed with caution and be aware of possibility of falling rocks and trees. Please do not stop on the pass to take photographs.

STATUS OF GEORGE FIRES
Seven Passes, Waboomskraal (Backburn is planned), Fernridge, Blanco and Kraaibosch are all being managed with no current threat to infrastructure or people.

Fires in Uniondale, Noll and Haarlem.

Wind direction strong Westerly for most of today with 6mm of rain predicted.

GO GEORGE has returned the remaining 78 people who were housed in the Town Hall overnight to their homes in Blanco this morning.

Conville Clinic providing normal services today. EMS will take all patients to George Hospital. Blanco Clinic has reopened.

Power Outages: Herolds Bay, Hoekwil power still off. Thembalethu Zone 9 off due to broken pole, being replaced.
Please report any low voltage faults to 044 801 9222.
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Services: Water Works Treatment plants are fully operational. All reservoirs remain at good levels.

Aerial Support: will be redeployed to attend to other fires in the region and focused on areas needed. Will be working from George.

Resources: Currently over 593 resources available in the field throughout the district.

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
Contact George Municipality on 044 8016300

Additional fires are also being managed by the IMT include:
Karatara
Garcia Pass
Opsoek near Zoar
Jonkersberg
Grootvadersbosch
Ganzekraal
Uniondale
Haarlem
Noll

All donations towards the firefighting efforts must please be delivered to the George Fire Brigade at Mitchell Street.
Thank you for all the donations so far. We are in need of the following:
• smaller bottles of water (not 5L) for the firefighters
• Juices / Energades
• Lip Ice Vaseline
• Wet Wipes
• Rehydrate
• Chocolates / Energy bars / Bar Ones
Please drop at the George Fire Brigade in Mitchell street behind Outeniqua Primary sport fields.
Financial donations to be made to George Municipality bank account:
Bank: ABSA
Rekeningnommer/Account Number: 01022220981 Takkode / Branch Code: 632005 SWIFT CODE: ABSAZAJJCPE-SORTCODE 632005 Tipe / Type: Tjek/Cheque BTW/VAT NO: 4630193664 Email : rharmse@george.gov.za Website : http://www.george.org.za
Deposit(o) verwysing / reference : Fire/Disaster
Faks/fax: 086 6457188

Last published 30 October 2018