Saldanha Bay Municipality


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The West Coast District Municipality will host a series of Open Days to update their Coastal Management Programme and review their Air Quality Management Plan. The public is encouraged to participate in the stakeholder engagement process.

For more information, contact:
Charles Malherbe (West Coast District Municipality)
Tel: 022 433 8400



Saldanha Bay Municipality recently experienced vandalism at its Kalkrug Reservoir in Saldanha. Cables were stolen, prohibiting the municipality from reading current water levels on the (electronic) telemetry system.

The municipality is in process of restoring the damage and replacing the stolen cables. Residents are hereby alerted that Saldanha may experience unplanned water interruptions during the restoration process.

We urge all water consumers to be patient during this period and to report the vandalism of municipal assets to 022 701 7061.



Date:     Monday, 21 January 2019      
Area:     Hercules, Korhaan and Hermes Streets in Vredenburg
Time:    09h00 – 16h00

The Municipality intends to interrupt the supply of electricity to the above mentioned area to carry out essential maintenance work on the electrical network of the area. Your installation must be treated as being live for the full duration of the maintenance period, as the power may be switched on before the time mentioned above.



The final voter registration weekend for the 2019 Elections takes place on Saturday 26 January and Sunday 27 January 2019.

South Africa’s 22 932 voting stations will be open from 08h00 to 17h00 on both days for the registration for first-time voters, and the updating of addresses and voting stations for registered voters.

Registered voters can visit the Electoral Commission website ( to check their current registration details and voting station location.

They can also SMS their ID number to 32810 to receive an SMS containing their registration status and the address of their voting station (charged at R1).

Unregistered voters can insert their address in the Voting Station Finder application on the website ( to find their correct voting station or call the Contact Centre on 0800 11 8000.

An online facility ( is also available for registered voters with access to the internet to update and review their address online.

For more information, visit





Trench Road TR2102 between Hopefield and Vredenburg, will be affected by roadworks between September 2018 and July 2019. Signalled one-way traffic (stop/go controls) will be in place to facilitate traffic safety during the construction period.

The 10-month contract awarded to Roadmac Surfacing Cape for periodic maintenance on 17 km of the TR21/02 between Hopefield and Vredenburg, will require a number of half-width road closures.

The expected completion date is July 2019, if everything goes according to plan.

These areas are environmentally sensitive, and the contractor is required to adhere to the terms of a comprehensive Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for the project. It is a provision of the contract that traffic must be accommodated with the fewest possible delays and the least discomfort to the public.

The safety and convenience of the travelling public are of utmost importance and every effort will be made to ensure that all temporary road signs, cones, flag operators and speed controls are maintained and are effective, and that courtesy is extended to the public at all times.

The contractor is required to make use of approved methods to control the movement of construction equipment and vehicles so as not to constitute a hazard on public roads.

The public is requested to be patient and exercise caution when using these roads during construction.

Site office contact number: 083 654 9947.

Media Enquiries: 
Byron la Hoe
Communication Officer
Department of Transport and Public Works
Tel: 021 483 9813
Cell: 079 281 8570

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Register on SMS Database for updates on Water Restrictions

Register your cell phone number or update your personal details on the municipal SMS database to receive messages related to Saldanha Bay Municipality’s water restrictions, emergency situations (floods, fires, power outages and pipe bursts), notices and announcements.

Submit your completed SMS database registration form to any Saldanha Bay Municipal office. You can also fax your completed form to (022) 715 1518 or submit via email to here for an electronic copy of the registration form.

Ontec (Prepaid Electricity) Vendors

Saldanha Bay Municipality has 69 registered Ontec vendors supplying prepaid electricity to residents and businesses within the municipal area. All Vendors are appointed on the NRS 047 standard.

Prepaid electricity can also be purchased at any Saldanha Bay Municipal office. Below are maps of the locations of the Ontec vendors per town in the municipal area.

Hopefield Langebaanweg Langebaan Middelpos
Mykonos Paternoster Saldanha Vredenburg


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