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Notice Board:


Residents are advised of a proposed electricity shutdown on SUNDAY, 21 OCTOBER 2018, between the hours of 08h00 and 16h00, in various areas of Nelson Mandela Bay, caused by the temporary shutdown of the College Drive Substation, to allow repairs and maintenance to be carried out on a local transformer.  

Areas affected: Mill Park, St. Georges Park (only end of College Drive Road), Glendinningvale, Greenacres, Scotstown.

Streets affected: Ascot Road, Barris Walk Street, Bradshaw Street, Churchill Road, College Drive, Conyngham Road, Cape Road, Dene Road, Fairford Road, Highbeech Road, Lenox Street, McLean Road, Mill Park Road, Mortimer Road, Nightingale Street, Ramsay Lane, Salisbury Avenue, Wares Road, Way Avenue, Wembley Road, Westview Drive, Woodville Road, Young Road. 

All installations must be treated as live for the duration of the outage. - Apologies are tendered for any inconvenience caused.

NMBM condemns listeriosis claims on municipal tap water

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would LIKE to clarify the unfounded allegations that its tap water is one of the causes of the outbreak of Listeriosis disease within Nelson Mandela Bay.

The Municipality can confirm that the water coming out of its taps is safe to drink.

The Municipality's drinking water preparation and distribution comply with South African National Standards 241.

The institution would like to condemn individuals who have been spreading inaccurate and irresponsible information about this serious issue through social media.

This misinformation has not only caused panic across the City, it has also led to undue pressure on our Service Delivery Call Centre, which we use to deal with water leaks among others.

As correctly communicated by the Department of Health, people are requested to adhere to the strictest hygienic living conditions during this time.

The Department of Health, working with the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, is leading the disease control programme.

Any formal communication about the disease will be done by either the Provincial or National Department of Health.


Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Mayoral Committee Member for Infrastructure and Engineering Councillor Masixole Zinto.

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