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Residents to conserve water supply as two pipelines washed away due to flood

Press Release   August 2, 2012 Executive Mayor Zanoxolo Wayile called on residents of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to conserve water today as two pipelines that supplies the city with water from the Churchill and Impofu dams collapsed. Mr … Continue reading

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Persistent Rain Expected

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is ready for any eventuality after the South African Weather Office issued a warning of persistent rain and flooding for tomorrow (Friday, July 13) and Saturday. A Joint Operations Centre (JOC), manned by municipal departments, … Continue reading

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Despatch water supply

Press Release May 25, 2012 E-mail claims of disruption to Despatch water supply over weekend a hoax The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality was made aware of an e-mail being circulated that the water supply to Despatch will be disrupted over the weekend. … Continue reading

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Bloudruppel Status

KAAPSTAD. – Vier munisipaliteite in die Wes-Kaap kan met van die skoonste drinkwater in die land spog. Die minister van omgewingsake en waterwese, Edna Molewa, het 8 Mei op ’n nuuskonferensie die vierde Bloudruppel-verslag bekend gemaak wat ’n aanduiding van … Continue reading

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Water Supply affected in Walmer

Press Release   May 16, 2012 Water supply to several areas affected as leak on Airport runway are fixed The water supply to Walmer – below 7th Avenue, South End, Forest Hill, Humewood and some surrounding areas, will be affected … Continue reading

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Relative low water demand

March 7, 2012   Relative low water demand shows that residents heeded conservation call It is evident that residents are still responding to the call to safe water as the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s demand is relatively low for similar … Continue reading

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GREEN FUND RUN 2012 – Grahamstown

Help to improve environmental sustainability at Rhodes and in Grahamstown The Rhodes University Green Fund is designed to promote environmental sustainability at Rhodes and in Grahamstown more generally. This is a great opportunity for Grahamstown NGO’s to be part of … Continue reading

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Possibly Steep Municipal Increases during 2012

Residents may have to brace themselves for steep increases when the new municipal service charge comes into effect on July 1 this year. It is expected that electricity will increase with a massive 25% , while rates and service charges … Continue reading

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Disruption in Water Supply

Residents requested to save water as transformer malfunction could affect supply Residents from large parts of Nelson Mandela Bay could experience the disruption in their water supply by lunch time today after an electrical transformer at the Loerie Water Treatment … Continue reading

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