News and Speeches for Ministry of Local Government | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Local Government

Statement: George investigation Update

22 January 2020

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Western Cape electricity update

21 January 2020

The Western Cape Provincial Government has implemented several key measures to ensure critical services continue should extended power outages be experienced. Read More

Dam levels Update

20 January 2020

The latest average dam level for the Western Cape is 53.55% (2019: 49.55%). Read More

Statement: George investigation update

16 January 2020

The first phase of the Provincial Department of Local Government’s investigation into allegations relating to maladministr Read More

WC Water Update, masterplan welcomed

3 December 2019

Dam levels dropping slowly Read More

WC Statement on Bitou Municipality legal matter

3 December 2019

Bitou Municipality appeal to be heard in 2020 Read More

Western Cape municipal debts to Eskom, others

3 December 2019

Not one municipality in the Western Cape is currently behind on payments to Eskom or the relevant water boards in their region. Read More

Greenest Municipality competition winners

27 November 2019

The greenest local municipality in the Western Cape for 2019 is Drakenstein Municipality. Swartland Municipality is the runner up with Mosselbay Municipality placing third in the annual Greenest Municipality Competition. Read More

WC: Statement - Cheques handed out to NSRI and Lifesaving SA

26 November 2019

Statement by Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning, Anton Bredell Read More

Unseasonable rain continue to boost dam levels

19 November 2019

Unseasonable recent rains have continued providing a welcome boost to dams across the Weste Read More

WC Dam levels stabilise, thunderstorms predicted in Karoo region

11 November 2019

The latest average dam level for the Western Cape is 66.2% (2018: 63.1%), a slight decrease Read More

Dam levels get welcome bump

28 October 2019

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WC Water update and update on Wilderness pipeline

21 October 2019

Water: Wilderness pipeline completed Read More

50th Anniversary of Tulbagh earthquake

30 September 2019

This past weekend was the 50th anniversary of the biggest earthquake to ever hit South Africa. On 29 September 1969 an earthquake that measured 6.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the Tulbagh area. Read More

WC Dam levels Statement

25 September 2019

Western Cape dam levels continue to see slight increases as late winter rains fall across t Read More

Department of Local Government scoop major awards

23 September 2019

The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape was the overall winner in two categories for the most Outstanding Province in Thusong Coordination, as well as the Outstanding Mobile Thusong at Provincial level, at this year’s Thusong Service... Read More

Department of Local Government scoop major awards

19 September 2019

The Department of Local Government in the Western Cape was the overall winner in two categories for the most Outstanding Province in Thusong Coordination, as well as the Outstanding Mobile Thusong at Provincial level, at this year’s Thusong Service... Read More

The Western Cape is a province for all

11 September 2019

In light of recent attacks against foreign nationals in other parts of South Africa, Premier Alan Winde, has called on residents of the Western Cape to reject any actio Read More

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