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Notice Refuse Site – May 27th

Notice Refuse Site – May 27th
The refuse site will re-open as from 1 June 2020. A picture says a thousand words! April 23rd ...May 25th ... Please observe the conditions of use of the site and keep the site tidyRemember : Illegal dumping is a punishable offense. Issued by the Kleinemonde Residents & Ratepayers Association
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A Sight for Sore Eyes….

A Sight for Sore Eyes….
The Skips Despite being warned that, according to the lockdown rules, travelling to the refuse site is not allowed, this is being ignored. Despite the availability of skips (1 Empty, 2 half full, two full) bags with refuse are just being dumped next to skips on the ground. Looking at the contents in some of the skips (e.g. old geyser, etc) it is clear that the signboard at the entra...
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Kleinemonde: Lockdown

Kleinemonde: Lockdown
Despite our small community and remoteness, we are also in lockdown and nobody will be allowed to leave their homes for the next 21 days unless  to: Seek medical care;Buy essential groceries;Visit the pharmacy;Access banking services;Get petrol; orCollect a social grant Those found breaking the lockdown rules are liable to 6 months imprisonment or a fine or both. Household refuse w...
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Drought water tariff: To pay or not to pay….?

Drought water tariff: To pay or not to pay….?
Drought water tariff: To pay or not to pay . . . . . . .? A question is being asked – “Why should Kleinemonde residents have to pay an increased drought water tariff as we apparently do not have a water problem?”.  – But is this true? How much water do we really have? Going back in history, during 2008 the level of Wellington dam, which at that stage, was our main source of water, d...
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Port Alfred – Water Crisis! Water Crisis! Water Crisis!

Port Alfred – Water Crisis! Water Crisis! Water Crisis!
UPDATE ON WATER CRISIS IN PORT ALFRED: 30 December 2019 The Sarel Hayward Dam level has dropped to less than 6%. Day Zero has arrived!   There is insufficient capacity for all the water pumps to operate.  The following measures have been taken: Water is being switched off, and later restored, to all areas in Port Alfred every day.   This is determined by capacity and ...
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Additional Water Restriction: December 2019

Additional Water Restriction: December 2019
Water Restrictions Water restrictions Already imposed: The connecting of a garden hose pipe or sprinkler system to the Municipal water supply, for gardening or any other purpose, is prohibited. Additional restriction imposed: The use of a bucket to collect water from the Municipal water supply for watering of gardens, washing of motor vehicles or boats, is also prohibited. ...
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Water situation: December 2019

Water situation: December 2019
Water situation: December 2019 The drought in Ndlambe, and its effects on water supply levels, has become a crisis in some areas. Port Alfred’s Sarel Hayward dam level has dropped to below 10 %. This dam is solely dependent on water being fed from the Kowie River, but this supply has now dried up. To conserve water in Port Alfred the following actions have been introduced: • Water pressure w...
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Refuse site update: August 2019

Refuse site update: August 2019
The use of the skips The three skips at the refuse site are for household refuse contained in a plastic bag. Riet River, Kleinemonde West and Fish River Cottages all make use of these skips for their household refuse therefore space is limited. A few examples of illegal dumping still taking place:   One skip almost filled with broken plastic chairs, empty plastic drums, old mattress, ...
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2019 Valuation Roll

2019 Valuation Roll
The new property valuation roll has now been published. You have up to 3 May 2019 to object to your valuation which must be done on the prescribed objection form. Click on the following links to; • Access the valuation roll, (Excel document • Access the valuation roll, (PDF document) • Down load an objection form. (Word Document) • Down load an objection form. (PDF Document) The per...
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