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Important numbers

Electricity044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue044 533 5000
Refuse Removal044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private)072 054 9110
Law Enforcement044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care)044 501 3174/5
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Electricity 044 501 3277
Water and Sanitation 044 501 3121
Fire / Rescue 044 533 5000
Refuse Removal 044 501 3216
Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
Ambulance 10177
Bitou Municipality (Customer Care) 044 501 3174/5

Electricity and Mechanical Engineering

Overview

Manager: Mr. Peter Harpestad
Tel: 044 501 3277
Fax: 044 533 3487
Email: pharpestad@plett.gov.za

Mission statement

To ensure a safe, effective, uninterrupted and economical electrical and mechanical engineering service  to the community within the municipal supply area.

Responsibilities

The fields of responsibility include:-

  • Operations, Planned Maintenance and new service supplies:
    The section is responsible for the operations and maintenance of the following electrical and mechanical  equipment.
    • Water and sewerage  pump stations.
    • Street lighting
    • Low voltage network  reticulation  (Overhead  lines and cables)
    • High voltage network  reticulation  (Overhead lines and cables)
    • Medium voltage network reticulation (Overhead and cables)
    • New services (LV, HV and EHV)
    • Bulk metring (LV and HV)
    • Pre- paid metering
    • Conventional metering
    • Electrical municipal building installations
    • Electrification of housing projects
  • Operations and maintenance planning
    Draft planned and preventative maintenance programmes for electrical and mechanical  assets to ensure the  optimized utilization of  assets and  resources to fulfil the operations and maintenance obligations of the municipality.
  • Project Management
    The management of local electrical and mechanical infrastructure programs and  project implementation activities . The facilitation of backlog studies and environmental impact assessments of projects when necessary in co-ordination with other departments.
  • Financial Management
    Responsible  for project managing and administration of MIG, DORA, INEP  and OPEX and CAPEX budget  funding for electrical and mechanical operational and capital projects.
  • Contract Administration
    Management coordination and the administration of service agreements and contracts with contractors and consultants.
  • Community Liaison
    Participation meetings and events in respect of projects to be expedited to ensure buy-in and long term sustainability of the projects by the community.
  • Job creation
    Implement, EPWP job creation projects as required and provide statistical information for all projects to the EPWP Co-ordinator for reporting purposes.
  • IDP process
    Co-ordination of the project identification and feasibility process between departments, in terms of the relevant IDPs.
  • After hours services
    Provide an after- hours standby service to ensure the continuity of   electrical and mechanical supplies to all services.

Loadshedding

Finding the correct Load-shedding Schedule for your area

Choose one of the links below:

Download Loud-shedding App for Android device:

Download Loud-shedding App for Any device type:

Visit Eskom's Website:

Please Note:

As each of these STAGES (1, 2 & 3) have completely different schedules, it often happens that just after implementing Stage 1 Load-Shedding, the demand increases drastically and Eskom moves to Stage 2 Load-shedding (with very little notice).  Your schedule may now appear to be wrong, where in fact it is correct, you are just not aware the the Load-shedding STAGE has been upgraded.

The only way to be on top of the situation is to continually keep checking for regular updates.

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Last published 28 August 2017