Service Alerts

Published: 08 Jul 2020 CURRENT

Planned Electricity shutdown

Date: SATURDAY, 11 JULY 2020

Time: 08:00 - 16:00

Areas affected:

Part of 4th Avenue, Shirley Street & Worraker Street, between 3rd & 5th Avenues, Newton Park

Published: 07 Jul 2020 CURRENT

Planned water shutdown in Markman

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to alert businesses in Markman about a planned water shutdown on Thursday, 9 July 2020.

A valve replacement will be done on Studebaker Street and Chevrolet Street. The water will go off from 8am and is expected to be restored later during the day.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Office.

Published: 30 Jun 2020 CURRENT

Korsten Traffic center is closed due to a staff member tested positive for Covid-19. All staff members are now in quarantine.  The center will be reopened on 9 July 2020.

Please click on the link here, to validate and check your driver's license card

Published: 22 Jun 2020 CURRENT

Please be advised that the following offices are currently down and will be till further notice.

UITENHAGE TOWN HALLSELLICK STREET -Supply Chain Office
These offices do not have network connectivity due to faulty network equipment.

This affects connectivity to user Data and Cisco Telephony.

Published: 12 Jun 2020 CURRENT

Please note that only the following three (3) Customer Care Centres are now opened to the public:

1) Mafana Sekhaya Gqobose (old City TREASURER). Govan Mbeki Avenue, Central, Port Elizabeth

2) Korsten office, Abette Street, Korsten (at Traffic Department & Library opposite Livingstone hospital)

3) Uitenhage office, Uitenhage City Hall

The following services are offered there:

  • Assistance to the Poor (ATTP) application & queries
  • Arrangements to repay arrears in terms of Debt Collection policy
  • IVR (automated telephone system) registration
  • Water Rebate application
  • Estate Late project - Free transfer of property for surviving ATTP beneficiaries
  • Property rates rebate applications
  • Property valuation certificate
  • Copies of municipal statements
  • Address changes
  • Account balance enquiries
  • Municipal account payments
  • Pre-paid electricity purchases

Due to the IVR system and Accounts Call Centre being off line as a result of the infrastructure problem,  purchase of pre-paid electricity via the municipal app is not possible.
Customers can however still purchase pre-paid electricity at any of the 120 pre-paid sale vendors in the city or via WireIt.

Published: 01 Jul 2020, Resolved: 02 Jul 2020 RESOLVED

Planned  water shutdown on Thursday

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to inform residents about a planned water shutdown on Thursday, 2 July 2020 in Summerstrand. This is to enable the Nelson Mandela University contractor to tie in the new 450 main pipe that was rerouted to make way for new student accommodation. The water will go off in the morning around 7am and is expected to be restored around 5pm on the same day.

Areas that will be affected will be:

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSRI)

Wool Testing Bureau

Sanlam Student Village

Cheshire Homes and

Nelson Mandela University.

Water tankers will be arranged and stationed at the Cheshire Old Home and Sanlam Student Village. Another water tanker will be on standby during the day to assist with the water outage. We apologise for the inconvenience pending this critical work.

Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Office.

Published: 30 Jun 2020, Resolved: 06 Jul 2020 RESOLVED

The GIS servers will be undergoing maintenance from Thursday, 2 July 2020 at 16h00 up to and including Monday, 6 July 2020 at 12h00. 

The systems affected include CorpGIS, ArcMap and the external GIS Website.

Published: 23 Jun 2020, Resolved: 25 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

PLANNED WATER SHUTDOWN

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to inform residents of a planned water shutdown on Wednesday, 24 June 2020.

The shutdown will be implemented from 5pm to carry out maintenance work.

Areas affected will be:

Korsten

Sidwell

Ferguson

Holland Park

Neave Industrial

Businesses that operate 24 hours a day will also be affected. The water will be restored in the early hours on Thursday, 25 June 2020. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Office.

Published: 19 Jun 2020, Resolved: 30 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL IVR SERVICES ARE STILL DOWN

(Aircon repairs are underway)

The following services are NOT available:

  • Accounts Call Centre on tel 041-506 5555
  • Pay by phone (NMBM app)
  • Purchase electricity by phone (NMBM app)
  • Submitting of meter readings
  • Obtaining statements from the automated service desk by utilising your pin

Alternatives:

  • Purchase pre-paid electricity via WireIt (register on www.wireit.co.za) or utilise any of the 120 pre-paid sale vendors in the city
  • Email queries to customercare@mandelametro.gov.za (queries only, not statement requests).
  • For IVR queries email: ivrhelp@mandelametro.gov.za
  • Email proof of payments to cashall9@mandelametro.gov.za
  • Email readings to mreader@mandelametro.gov.za
  • Email request for copy statements to statement@mandelametro.gov.za (statement request only, not queries)

Published: 19 Jun 2020, Resolved: 25 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

2017/18 - 2020/22  IDP & Budget 

NMB residents can tune into KQ FM (970) to listen to the reading of the Integrated Development Plan and Budget for their relevant wards:

Friday, 19 June 2020,  17:00 - 18:00

Cluster: Alex Matikinca (Wards 23, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59 & 60)

Monday, 22 June 2020, 17:00 - 18:00

Cluster: Champion Galela (Wards 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 33 & 36)

Tuesday, 23 June 2020, 17:00 - 18:00

Cluster: Zola Nqini (Wards 24, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52 & 53)

Wednesday, 24 June 2020, 17:00 - 18:00

Cluster: Molly Blackburn (Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 39 & 40)

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 15:00 - 16:00

Cluster: Govan Mbeki (Wards 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 24)

Thursday, 25 June 2020, 17 - 18:00

Cluster: Lillian Diedericks (Wards, 7, 10, 11, 13, 29, 31, 32, 34, 35, 37, 38 & 41)

Residents can view the IDP here  and give their input either through the Whatsapp line: +27 62 358 8001 

OR

email to: idp@mandelametro.gov.za

Published: 19 Jun 2020, Resolved: 02 Jul 2020 RESOLVED

PLANNED ELECTRICITY SHUTDOWN

Tuesday, 30 June OR Wednesday, 1 July 2020.

Time: 9:00 - 17:00

Areas affected:

PART OF STEBONEATH & ALL SIDE STREETS & PART OF ARTHUR STREET, SYDENHAM

Published: 12 Jun 2020, Resolved: 19 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

Planned Electricity Maintenance shutdown.

DATE:  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUNE 2020

and

FRIDAY, 19 JUNE 2020

(Weather permitting)

TIME:  09:00 – 17:00

AFFECTED AREAS: PART OF STEBONEATH & ALL SIDE STREETS, AS WELL AS PART OF ARTHUR STREET, SYDENHAM

Published: 11 Jun 2020, Resolved: 19 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

MEDIA ALERT

11 JUNE 2020

UPDATE ON WATER SUPPLY OUTAGES IN UITENHAGE

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to ask the residents of Uitenhage affected by the water outages in the area for their patience. Technicians and workers are on site, working around the clock to restore the water supply. The interruption in supply was caused by the burn-out on Sunday of the pump supplying water to reservoirs supplying the higher lying parts of Rosedale, Kabah and Mountain View.

The pump cannot be repaired and needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, a replacement is not locally available and the Municipality it trying to source one elsewhere. This may well cause a delay into next week.

The City has made water tankers available in the affected areas. Affected residents are encouraged to contact Ward 49 Councillor Franay Van De Linde on 082 303 7358 should they require more information concerning the location of the water tankers.

The City has also been experiencing problems with the electricity supply to the pump station that supplies water to the reservoir that supplies Scheepershoogte, Valleisig, Winterhoek Park and the higher lying parts of Van Riebeeckhoogte, Fairbridge Heights, Strelitzia Park and Vanes Estate. The City would like to alert residents that the pump is currently running, but has been the reason for these areas to be without water this week.

Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Communications Office.

Published: 11 Jun 2020, Resolved: 01 Jul 2020 RESOLVED

NMBM CALL CENTRE CLOSED

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to inform residents that the 041 506 5555 accounts call centre is currently closed due to air-conditioning problems.

The problem has been reported to the NMBM IT Department. At this stage, there is no timeframe available for repairs.

Residents are encouraged to e-mail queries to customercare@mandelametro.gov.za

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Issued by Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Communications Office.

Published: 03 Jun 2020, Resolved: 08 Jun 2020 RESOLVED

WATER INTERRUPTIONS ON THURSDAY

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to inform residents of an emergency work to be  carried out at the Nooitgedagt Water Treatment Works on Thursday.

The critical work will result in a decreased water supply from the Nooitgedagt Water Treatment Works to the Western areas of NMBM.

The system will be shut down early morning on Thursday,4 June 2020 and will be recharged on the same day, if no unplanned interruptions are experienced.

The following areas will be affected:

  • Rowallan Park
  • Francis Evatt Park
  • Hunters Retreat
  • Bay West
  • Parsonsvlei / Westbrook
  • Morningside
  • Kabega Park
  • Sherwood
  • Westering
  • Cotswold
  • Helenvale
  • Malabar
  • Parts of Schauderville
  • Framesby
  • Sunridge Park
  • Parts of Lorraine
  • Parts of Theescombe
  • Kamma Park

Water tankers will be made available, their positions will be communicated throughout social media and can also be enquired on 0800 20 50 50.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Published: 26 May 2020, Resolved: 27 May 2020 RESOLVED

At Arlington sub, ADS 11kV OCB tripped affecting ADS (Arlington/ Driftsands), DSK (Driftsands / Schoenmakerskop), DLP (Lovemore Park), Willows. Staff attending to restoration of supply, no timeframe available.

Published: 26 May 2020, Resolved: 26 May 2020 RESOLVED

At Greenbushes sub, GBD and WKK OCBs tripped affecting Greenbushes, Draaifontein, St Albans, Waterkloof areas. Staff attending to restoration of supply, no timeframe available.

Published: 25 May 2020, Resolved: 28 May 2020 RESOLVED

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality would like to inform residents that the Service Delivery Call Centre has been temporarily closed. This is after it emerged that staff members came into contact with a person who tested positive for the Corona Virus

Residents are encouraged to send their queries to waterleaks@mandelametro.gov.za or report their queries directly to ward councillors who will then escalate them to the relevant offices for action.

Published: 24 May 2020, Resolved: 24 May 2020 RESOLVED

Northdowns sub will be switched off at 12H00 for emergency work affecting Young Park, Algoa Park, Willard, Cadles, Shatterprufe, Eveready, Gelvan Park, Parkside. Supply to be restored soonest, no timeframe.

Published: 23 May 2020, Resolved: 24 May 2020 RESOLVED

At Struandale sub, Ysterhout Mini OCB tripped affecting a section of Algoa Park and surrounds. Staff attending to restoration of supply, no timeframe available.

Published: 23 May 2020, Resolved: 24 May 2020 RESOLVED

Section of EMV line damaged affecting Missionvale and surrounds. Staff attending to repairs, no timeframe for restoration of supply.

Published: 22 May 2020, Resolved: 23 May 2020 RESOLVED

At Arlington sub, Steve Biko feeder switched off for emergency work to be done, affecting Steve Biko area in Walmer Location. Supply to be restored soonest, no timeframe.

Published: 11 May 2020, Resolved: 14 May 2020 RESOLVED

At Arlington sub, Steve Biko OCB switched off for emergecy work to be done, affecting section of Walmer Location. Supply to be restored soonest, no timeframe

Published: 08 May 2020, Resolved: 11 May 2020 RESOLVED

DSK (Driftsands / Schoenmakerskop) line switched off for emergency repairs. Supply to be restored soonest.

Lost supply on THC (Theescombe) 6kV line. Staff attending to restoration of supply, no timeframe available.

Published: 16 Apr 2020, Resolved: 23 May 2020 RESOLVED

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CUSTOMER CARE CENTERS ARE CLOSED UNTIL THE LOCKDOWN HAS BEEN LIFTED.


Published: 17 Mar 2020, Resolved: 18 Mar 2020 RESOLVED

COVID-19 SOUTH AFRICA - INFORMATION 

Emergency Hotline: 0800 029 999

WhatsApp Support Line: 0600-123456

Global Map of Covid-19 infections
Credit: Johns Hopkins University


Published: 12 Mar 2020, Resolved: 15 Mar 2020 RESOLVED

PLANNED POWER OUTAGE:

Date: Saturday, 14 March 2020 (Weather permitting)

Time: 09:00 - 13:00

AFFECTED AREAS:

Carnation avenue, Part of Cassia Drive, Up to and including Cassia Place, Sunridge Park

Please treat all installations as "Live".



Published: 09 Mar 2020, Resolved: 10 Mar 2020 RESOLVED

STAGE 1 loadshedding will be implemented at 09H00.

Stage 1 schedule for today:

  • 09H00-10H30: Group 13
  • 10H00-12H30: Group 14
  • 12H00-14H30: Group 15
  • 14H00-16H30: Group 16
  • 16H00-18H30: Group 17
  • 18H00-20H30: Group 18
  • 20H00-22H30: Group 19
  • 22H00-00H30: Group 1
Published: 06 Mar 2020, Resolved: 09 Mar 2020 RESOLVED
The new Budget & Treasury Customer Care office, situated in the Motherwell Licensing Centre (Thusong), has been open to the public since 3 February 2020.

The following services are offered:

- Assistance to the Poor (ATTP) application & queries
- Arrangements to repay arrears in terms of the Debt Collection policy
- IVR (automated telephone system) registration
- Water Rebate applications
- Estate Late project
- Free transfer of property for surviving ATTP beneficiaries
- Rates rebate applications:
- Sporting body rates rebate applications
- Public benefit organisation rebates/Non-profit organisations
- Agricultural rates
- Pensioners/Disability
- Property valuation certificates
- Copies of municipal statements
- Address changes
- Account balance enquiries

No payments/ cash will be accepted at first, as the vault is still under construction, it is anticipated that construction will be finalised within the next two months.
Published: 02 Mar 2020, Resolved: 06 Mar 2020 RESOLVED
Please note:
NEW load-shedding GROUPS and SCHEDULES implemented. Please click on the Load-Shedding quick link.
Published: 26 Feb 2020, Resolved: 02 Mar 2020 RESOLVED
Please note:
NEW load-shedding GROUPS and SCHEDULES implemented.
Published: 07 Feb 2020, Resolved: 26 Feb 2020 RESOLVED
WATER INTERRUPTION UPDATE - 7 February 2020

Nelson Mandela Bay would like to inform residents and businesses that water situation remains critical and constrained. Most affected areas continue to get intermittent water supply, low pressure and no water.

Please click here to view the full notice of the affected areas and alternatives available.
Published: 30 Jan 2020, Resolved: 31 Jan 2020 RESOLVED
Electricity: Large part of Kamesh and surrounds affected by outage due to fault at Valk substation.
Subs that are off:
1. Spreeu
2. Tech Mini
3. McCarthy
4. Accom
5. Abbot
6. Moffat
Staff attending to the restoration of supply, no timeframe available
Published: 27 Jan 2020, Resolved: 30 Jan 2020 RESOLVED
Electricity: Emergency work will be carried out at Swartkops, Mount Rd and Ditchling sub stations from 15H00 to 18H00. No loss of supply anticipated, however power dips may occur.
Published: 23 Jan 2020, Resolved: 24 Jan 2020 RESOLVED
Please note: The Bid Adjudication Committee meeting scheduled for Friday, 17 January 2020 has been postponed until Friday, 24 January 2020.
 

 

 

 

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