Category Archives: Go Green

Risk of Load Shedding – 17 June 2014

June 17, 2014   Reduce electricity usage to minimize risk of load shedding  In order to reduce the risk of load shedding, please reduce the use of electricity by at least 9pm by switching off swimming pool pumps, geysers and … Continue reading

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Load Shedding implemented in Port Elizabeth again.

March 6, 2014 Electricity load shedding currently being implemented The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality is currently implementing a load shedding schedule as directed by Eskom. Group 5 (New Brighton, Seaview, Walker Drive and Brickmakerskloof amongst others) and group 6 (Vuyisile … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Moontlike Kragtekort in Nelson Mandela Metro

Indien kragverbruik nie dringend met ten minste 10% verminder nie, kan inwoners hulle gereed maak vir beurtkrag. So waarsku Eskom, die nasionale kragvoorsiener, wat al vir die afgelope paar weke sukkel om aan die verwagte vraag te voorsien. Die kragvoorsiener- … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day, 2 February

What is World Wetlands Day? 2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. This day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of … Continue reading

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Have your say on Waste Management in Nelson Mandela Bay!

Press Release January 9, 2012 The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality (NMBM) is currently reviewing its Integrated Waste Management Plan (IWMP), which is a planning tool that will guide the Municipality’s waste management activities over the next five years and we … Continue reading

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