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JG ZUMA MARATHON 2017

JG ZUMA MARATHON WELL POSITIONED AS COMRADES QUALIFIER   The third edition of the JG Zuma Marathon is a well-placed qualifier for one of the world’s respected ultra-races, the Comrades Marathon on 4 June.   Scheduled for 30 April, the JG Zuma Marathon which is run over 42,2km, is expected to attract many athletes with an eye at the ultra-race ...

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His Worship the Mayor’s Season’s Greetings

The Mayor of uMvoti Municipality, His worship the Mayor Councillor Thamsanqa Clive Ngubane, would like to wish the community of uMvoti Municipality and the people of KwaZulu Natal a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. ” I wish to see us all entering the New Year in good health and to advise that those who will be using our ...

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Water Crisis – Notice

  Water Crisis – Notice from Umvoti Municipality Isaziso Senkinga yamanzi esiphuma eMvoti Municipality     Residents of Umvoti, Umvoti Municipality has received word that the water supply is at an all-time critical low, the supply cannot service the Town to an extent that drastic measures have be implemented. Mphakathi waseMvoti, Umasipala waseMvoti uthole isaziso sokuthi isimo sokuhanjiswa kwamanzi sisengcupheni ...

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JG Zuma Marathon

It will be a race to the finish for the 2016 JG Zuma Marathon With just 10 days remaining to the 2nd JG Zuma Marathon which incorporates a 5km Fun Run, a flood of entries are expected in before the online registration deadline today (Friday, April 8). Entry Form With a mouth-watering winners’ prize of R50 000 for the men and ...

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Easter Holiday Closures

Umvoti Municipal Offices will be closed at 12h00 on Thursday the 24th March 2016 and will re-open on Tuesday the 29th March 2016 this includes the Theodore Menne Library and Museum; refuse removal will be as normal. For any emergencies please contact the 911 centre on 0334172911. We wish you and you family a safe and joyous Easter Holiday… 3,029 total ...

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Human Rights Month

South Africa will throughout March 2016 commemorate the Human Rights Month to raise awareness and promote respect for basic human rights. A number of events will take place around the country leading up to Human Rights Day which is commemorated annually on 21 March. The National Commemorative event, Human Rights Day will be addressed by President Jacob Zuma. The democratic ...

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Online Business Listings

Boost your Business and be listed with our business listings.. Get Listed for FREE MAHALA If you do not Find Your Business Listed on our website Please Email the Following Information to Our Web Master : Mr. Rajeev Kirpal To : it@umvoti.gov.za Subject: Umvoti Business Listing Business Name : Business Type : Business Overview : Physical Address (GPS Co-Ordinates if ...

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Why? Recycle …

  For many of us recycling has become a part of our daily lives. We know that recycling helps conserve natural resources, but most South Africans are not aware that it go’s beyond conserving space in our landfills. Did you know that recycling also conserves energy and water and helps to reduce air and water pollution? For example, production of ...

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Water Saving

Water Saving WHY SAVE WATER? • Kwa-Zulu Natal is now a water-scarce province. • Low rainfall throughout the province and in catchment areas, a growing population and a growth in business and industry   means there is less available water in the Umvoti Municipal Area. • The level of Lake Merthley which is supplying Umvoti Residents is currently at an extremely ...

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Borehole Water Dangers

Borehole Water Dangers Borehole Water Dangers is in borehole water that was not tested by a lab. If you do not know what is present in the water it wouldn’t hurt. The saying is “what the eye doesn’t see wouldn’t hurt”. It is your health we are talking about.         Photo : parasites in the water tank ...

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Prevent Wild Fires

  A number of sources can cause wildfires, but humans are by far the largest contributing factor. Natural wildfires typically occur during times of drought combined with lightning strikes that ignite dry grass or brush, but this scenario accounts for less than 10% of all wildfires. The remaining wildfires South Africa are due to some form of human contribution. Below ...

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Umvoti Water Crisis

  The water supply to Greytown comes from Lake Merthley which is currently is at 33%. The Lake gets water from 6 springs which have become reduced in flow because of the drought. Over the past 10 months the level in the lake has been dropping because of the lack of rain. The plant usually produces an average of 5000 ...

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Road Safety

Umvoti Municipality would like to share a few tips on road safety:-   Drive a roadworthy vehicle Check the windscreen, wipers and water in the windscreen wiper bottle Be prepared for bad weather Following distance should be increased in bad weather Be patient! Rather slow down! If you can’t see – Don’t drive Remember that puddles can hide dangerous potholes ...

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