WATER CRISIS NOTICE
Water-shedding, restrictions and reporting procedures
As we are all aware, South Africa is fast running out of water. We are experiencing the worst drought since 1992, with dams at critical levels and diminishing rivers and streams. In light of the above, the City of uMhlathuze would like to bring to your attention that it is currently faced with a complex challenge in the management of water supply and demand. This affects all customers receiving water. The situation is expected to continue until water levels at the raw water source are increased, through rainfall. In attempt to manage the situation we will apply water restrictions in the form of water closures at times that will be announced to the public in due course read more
NEW MUNICIPAL TARIFFS IMPLEMENTED AS OFF 01 JULY 2015
LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE
The new load shedding schedule can be found here LATEST LOAD SHEDDING SCHEDULE please note that this schedule is applicable for the remainder of the year.Kindly take note that Esikhaleni, Ngwelezane, eNseleni, Vulindlela and Felixton will be directly load shed by Eskom when required.
For the second consecutive year the City of uMhlathuze has been awarded the prestigious Govan Mbeki award for the Best Accredited Level 2 Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, outperforming all other municipalities in the province including eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.In addition the Municipality was also second runner-up for the Best Rural Housing Programme with the KwaMadlebe housing project.The awards were bestowed on the Municipality at the annual GovanMbeki Awards hosted by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Human Settlements in Durban.The awards aim to promote a culture of excellence within the Human Settlement sector in the delivery of quality human settlements and dignity to communities.The awards are named after Govan Mbeki to acknowledge the role he p layed and the vision he had regarding the preservation of human dignity and the provision of human settlements for all.The National Department of Human Settlements officially awarded Level 2 Accreditation to the City of uMhlathuze at the end of 2012,in accordance with the National Accreditation Framework for Municipalities to Administer National Housing Programmes. This gives the Municipality the authority to undertake full programme management and administration of all housing programmes within its area of jurisdiction. This has enabled the Municipality to take a hands-on approach to human settlement projects to overcome administrative delays and better drive service delivery to communities.The City will now proceed to the national round of the awards that will be held later this year.
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