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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: 12 Jun 2019Title: Blanco library closed until next TuesdayStatus: Issued George Municipality, 12 June 2019 -The Blanco Library is closed unitl next week Tuesday due to urgent repairs. The municipality apologises for the inconvenience.
Published: 06 Jun 2019Title: George Municipality Water Update 5 June 2019Status: Garden Route Dam Level: 78.10% Please note the dam level is currently being managed to facilitate construction to heighten the spillway of the Garden Route Dam. Once completed, the heightened dam wall will increase its storage capacity by 25%. Construction is expected to be completed next year.
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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
31 October 2018

Update George Fires: Issued George Municipality 31st October at 10:5

Media Statement
Issued George Municipality (GEORGE Fire)

Tuesday 31st October, 10h15

N2 open at Tsitsikamma.

Outeniqua Pass – critical areas are being assessed by the District Road Engineer for the possibility of landslides and soil erosion.  Motorists in Outeniqua Pass are warned to proceed with caution and be aware of possibility of falling rocks and trees following fires and gale winds.

STATUS OF GEORGE FIRES
In the immediate George there are teams continuing with mopping up of fire lines. The public to please note there will be periodic flareups and continuous smouldering fires creating smoke. The Garden Route Disaster Management Centre is continuously monitoring and tracking all fires in the Southern Cape. Ground teams are maintaining the perimeters of critical areas.

Power Outages:
Hoekwil power restored. Currently no residential areas without power.
Please report any low voltage faults to 044 801 6300

Cooler temperatures for today, 30% chance of rain in George  and Wind direction Southerly.

Aerial Support: has been redeployed to focus on areas where needed and are working with George.

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

All clinics in George have resumed services. George Hospital remains without Telkom lines – please use 071 2257392 until further notice.

 

EMERGENCY NUMBERS
Contact George Municipality on 044 8016300
Contact Garden Route District Municipality on 044 805 5071

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.

OFFICIAL BANK ACCOUNT
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 31 October 2018