THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:
DENNEOORD, PANORAMA, LOERIE PARK AND BERGSIG
Illegal connections cause a significant amount of rainwater to enter the sewer system resulting in overflowing manholes and pumpstations. The overflow ultimately ends up in low-lying areas or rivers, and in turn places a considerable amount of strain on the Municipality’s operational requirements in order to maintain service delivery.
Illegal connection – An illegal connection is a connection that permits rainwater, stormwater or subsurface water to enter the sewer network system via the household drainage system. Illegal connections include connections of gutter downpipes, sump pumps and paved/hard surfaces directing rainwater into gullies, rodding eyes or manholes.
Water and Sanitation Services By-Laws section 60 (7) – No rainwater or stormwater, and no effluent other than an effluent that has been approved by the Municipality, may be discharged into a drainage installation.
NOTICE of inspections at houses in area will commence from Tuesday, 31 OCTOBER 2023