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Important numbers

Electricity 083 283 8220
Water and sanitation073 171 5896
Fire073 148 7665
Refuse Removal 073 171 5896
Traffic023 551 1110
Police : Laingsburg 023 551 8200
Ambulance10177
Laingsburg Municipality023 551 1019
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Matjiesfontein, Western Cape
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Touws River, Western Cape
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Important numbers

Electricity 083 283 8220
Water and sanitation 073 171 5896
Fire 073 148 7665
Refuse Removal 073 171 5896
Traffic 023 551 1110
Police : Laingsburg 023 551 8200
Ambulance 10177
Laingsburg Municipality 023 551 1019

Water and Sanitation

Overview

Ensuring our residents have access to clean water is our priority. Fresh water is a scarce resource in the Western Cape that is heavily dependent on rainfall. We all have a part to play in conserving water as much as possible.

Here are a few water saving tips:

In and around the house / business

  • Turn the tap off between washing your face, brushing your teeth or shaving.
  • Taking a five-minute shower a day, instead of a bath
  • Boil only as much water as you need, do not fill the kettle
  • Avoid flushing the toilet unnecessarily. Eg. when disposing of tissues, insects and other waste that can go in the bin.
  • Use "grey water" - used water from baths, washing machines and other safe sources - to flush your toilet.
  • Use a bucket rather than a hose to wash your car.
  • Do not pour paint and chemicals down the drain.
  • Farmers must ensure that they keep toxic insecticides away from water sources and streams.
  • Factories should take care of how they discharge mercury and other heavy metals into waste water.
  • People living in rural areas should be careful not to use the river or river bank as a toilet.

In the garden

  • Always water your plants during the early morning hours or in the evening
  • Every time you boil an egg, save the cooled water for your houseplants
  • Focus on indigenous and non-water-consumptive alien plants (but not invasive alien plants).
  • Water gardens less frequently, but water well.
  • Remove invasive alien plants on your property, they often sap water.
  • Roof water can also be profitably stored in tanks, for watering gardens.
  • Use "grey water" - used water from baths, washing machines and other safe sources - to water your garden.

Water:

For pre paid users, Pre paid water is available at the following location.....

  • Laingsburg Municipality
  • Bergsig Handelaars.
  • SW Super Centre Goldnerville

Contact us with any queries or complaints related to water/sewage....

Tel: 023 55 11 019

Email: lpieterse@laingsburg.gov..za

After Hours:

Contact Person: Mr Jan Venter

Tel:: 073 171 5896

Contack Person: Johan Mouton

Tel: 061 303 5413

Last published 01 October 2015