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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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Kleinemonde Refuse Transfer Site

Kleinemonde Refuse Transfer Site
1. Background You have previously been advised that our refuse site will become a “Transfer Site” where only household refuse would be stored in skips for removal by the Municipality. By implication all other refuse – garden, builders’ rubble, scrap metal etc., - will be your responsibility to transport to the Port Alfred landfill site. Because of the experience in other areas where refuse s...
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Visitors to our shores!

Visitors to our shores!
On Thursday,  23 March 2017,  we hosted a junior cricket team from the United Kingdom at Kleinemonde Lagoon. There was a party of 14 boys and 5 adults.  They were amazed by the beach and surrounds with the boys having a ball in the sea and on the dunes. We often take our environment for granted as they could not believe the beauty of the area. As expected our community in the form of Ruth...
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