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Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard044 801 9111
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Published: 07 Aug 2019Title: WATER UPDATE: 7 AUGUST 2019Status: Garden Route Dam Level: 72.31% Please note the dam level is currently being managed to facilitate construction to raise the spillway of the Garden Route Dam. Once completed, the heightened dam wall will increase its storage capacity by 25%. Construction is expected to be completed next year.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation 044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111

Water, Sanitation, Streets, Roads

Overview

We do our best to manage and maintain water infrastructure to supply you with clean flowing water. One of our Strategic Goals is to keep George - Clean, Safe and Green as well as the delivery of quality services - for all citizens of George. Our vision is George - A City for a Sustainable Future. We live our values, focus on our citizens, work smart, act like owners and are the brand.

OUR OPERATIONAL KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Sewerage: Main Pipes and Pump Stations Sewerage: Water Pollution Control Water: Main Pipes, Reservoirs and Pumpstations Water Purification Storm Water Streets Planning and Project Management
 

WHERE TO FIND US: Physical Address The Old Town Hall Building, c/o York and Market Street, Postal Address P O Box 19, George, 6530

Kindly report a blocked sewer, a burst water main, a leaking pipe, a complaint or potholes, immediately to: Mon – Fri : 07H45 – 16H30 044 801 9262 / 6 After Hours / Emergency Services 044 801 6300
 

UNIONDALE WATER/BURST PIPES/ SANITATION 044 752 1024 Contact us should you want to report a fault, have queries, complaints, compliments or suggestions.
 

Kindly report a blocked sewer, a burst water main, a leaking pipe, a taste complaint or potholes, immediately to:
Civil Engineering Client Services 
Tel 044 801 2500/2510
 

 George Water Services Audit 2016 -17.pdf

Follow the link for Blue Drop information: https://www.dwa.gov.za

Follow the link for Green Drop information:https://www.dwa.gov.za

 

Information on saving water and how your water usage impacts the environment.pdf

 

THE FOLLOWING 2 B WATER RESTRICTIONS APPLY IN GEORGE:

•  Handheld watering of gardens using a hose and municipal water: even-numbered households Mondays and Thursdays, 3pm-5pm AND uneven-numbered households Tuesdays and Fridays, 3pm-5pm. • Mechanical irrigation of gardens (sprayers) using municipal water is prohibited.

• Watering sports fields using municipal water is prohibited, except for golf course greens, bowling greens and cricket pitches, daily 7pm-9pm.

• Filling up of swimming pools using municipal water is prohibited.

• Washing cars with a hose using municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed), except for commercial car washes.

• Cleaning of outside surfaces using a hosepipe with municipal water is prohibited (buckets allowed).

• “OWN WATER” signage must be displayed where applicable and must be proven on request by municipal officials.

• Applications for exemption of some restrictions may be considered on merit.

 

Report water leaks and burst pipes to 044 801 9262 or after hours at 044 801 6300, as soon as you notice them.
Report contraventions of water restrictions on 0800 424 277. Fines may apply.

 

 

 

Last published 22 February 2019