Entries by Newcastle Municipality

Water Pipe Maintenance

Maintenance was done on the steel pumping main to Hilldrop reservoirs on the 10th of June 2015. The reservoir levels were expected to drop during the 8 hour outage period and low pressure was expected in areas feeding from this reservoir but no water outages were expected. The Hilldrop rising main popped again where they […]

CLOSURE OF OSIZWENI LIBRARY FOR STOCK TAKING

Notice is herewith given of the closure of the Osizweni Library for the purpose of conducting a stock take of library material by the Department : Arts and Culture. The library will be closed to the public for the following period: Saturday : 20 June 2015 Monday : 22 June 2015 Tuesday : 23 June […]

CLOSURE OF MADADENI LIBRARY FOR STOCK TAKING

CLOSURE OF MADADENI LIBRARY FOR STOCK TAKING Notice is herewith given of the closure of the Madadeni Library for the purpose of conducting a stock take of library material by the Department : Arts and Culture. The library will be closed to the public for the following period: Saturday : 30 May 2015 Monday : […]

Winter Fire Safety Precautions

The rising number of households and agricultural land ravaged by fires every winter concerns the Newcastle Fire Service. It is a known fact that fires can never be prevented, since it`s crucial element in preserving nature. However, we can prevent fires from damaging items and areas of value. It is therefore the role of each […]

Easter Holiday Plan – Operation Qwashisa

On Friday, 27 March 2015, the Newcastle Municipality Traffic Section launched its Easter Holiday Plan themed “Operation Qwashisa” in collaboration with other Law Enforcement Agencies, i.e. SAPS and Road Traffic Inspectorate (RTI). The aim of “Operation Qwashisa” is to ensure a zero tolerance approach in order to achieve 100% compliance by all road users. The […]

Mayoral speech : 2015/16 budget & State of The Town Address

Mayoral speech : 2015/16 budget & State of The Town Address Honourable Speaker, Cllr M F Zikhali, Deputy Mayor of Newcastle Municipality, Cllr Racheal Mdluli, Her Worship, the Mayor of Amajuba Municipality, Cllr Jabu Khumalo Members of the Executive Committee of Newcastle and Councillors present The Chairperson of the ANC Emalahleni Region, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba […]

State of the town address

Public Notice: State of the town address by Mayor Cllr Afzul Rehman will take place tonight at Farmers Hall 6pm. Community Members are encourage to tune into 103.7 Newcastle community Radio station for the live broadcast.

National Water Week

Newcastle Municipality will be celebrating the National Water Week from the 16th of March to the 22nd of March. Water is a scarce resource and therefore we need constructive and innovative ideas to manage and conserve it. Hence we kindly invite you as an important stakeholder to participate in discussions regarding water conservation and demand […]

Dam levels of pumped storage power stations

Eskom has often told the public that one of the reasons for load shedding over weekends is to fill up the dams at our pumped-storage stations. Background A pumped storage scheme consists of lower and upper reservoirs with a power station/pumping plant between the two. Eskom has two such stations – Palmiet near Grabouw in […]