In terms of the national Waste Management Strategy, Nelson Mandela Bay will see the introduction of waste bins for “separation at source” by 2016. National Department of Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa said the intention was for all...
The Metro's Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture Directorate is seeking to appoint a person a one-year contract to market and promote Nelson Mandela Bay as a destination for trade and investment to national and international investors,...
The Metro is investigating a 60 megalitres-a-day desalination plant located on the coast to the west of the city. Source: Metro Minutes
The Metro has called for development proposals for the Van Stadens Wildflower Reserve, Spring Nature Reserve, and Maitlands Nature Reserve. Source: Metro Minutes
Following the weekend's rain, all five dams serving Nelson Mandela Bay are now full. The two largest dams, the Impofu and Kouga, are 106% and 104% full respectively, while the Churchill Dam is at 110% of capacity, Loerie at 104% and Groedal...
The total combined dam levels currently stand at 89.3% of capacity. Source: Metro Minutes
Environmental Health practitioners in the Municipality’s Public Health Directorate are currently being trained as Law Enforcement Officers to allow them to issue spot fines to people who allow privately owned properties to become overgrown. The...
A report submitted to the Budge and Treasury Committee states that ratepayers will be advised on the new valuations on their properties in February 2013. Source: Metro Minutes
Walmer is to get a new sub-station which will replace the one that blew up in 2008. The total cost of the new sub-station is R40 million and it is hoped that it will be operation in four years time. Source: Metro Minutes
A 90.4% Blue Drop rating was achieved by Nelson Mandela Bay for the past year. The certification programme provides the general public on the responsible authorities’ ability to manage drinking water quality. NMB’s score falls into the 90-100% “...
- Recycling waste bins for NMB by 2016
- Economic Development, Tourism and Agriculture Directorate seeking to boost investment
- Metro investigating the possibility desalination plant
- Metro calls for development proposals for NMB nature reserves
- NMB dams full
- Dam levels at 89.3%
- Law Enforcement Officers to issue spot fines privately owned properties that have become overgrown
- New property valuations known in February 2013
- New sub-station for Walmer
- 90.4% Blue Drop rating Bay