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Published: 01 Nov 2019Title: FIRE PERMITS - Municipal Notice No: 360/2019Status: NEWS | No Fire Permits will be issued after 14 November 2019 due to festive season and operational areas within Fire and Rescue Services. Fire Permit applications and Inspections for controlled burns may resume mid-March 2020 or as weather conditions allow.
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Ambulance (Private) 072 054 9110
Law Enforcement 044 501 3240
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Bitou Municipality (Customer Care) 044 501 3174/5
22 March 2017

International World Water Day

Today, 22 March marks the commemoration of International World Water Day, it has been designated by the United Nations in 1993.

With the current severe weather conditions we experience in the Southern Cape, with specific attention to the numerous veld fires which is accompanied by a water crisis, necessitates that we as local residents do our part in fire prevention and water conservation.

Bitou Local Municipality in partnership with the Natures Valley Trust and the Breede-Gouritz Catchment Management Agency had interactive sessions with four (4) groups of Grade 9 learners from secondary schools in Bitou, on 14 & 15 March 2017. The schools which took part in this educational tour was Murray High, Plettenberg Bay Secondary School, Wittedrift High School and Greenwood Bay College and a total of 109 learners where present.

These sessions were presented with the approach of knowing the nativity of drinking water to the glass and what happens with waste water. The presenters were the staff that oversee the water and wastewater treatment process, employed by Bitou Municipality. The visual part of the tour made all the theory fall into place, as the Waste Water Treatment Works and the Water Treatment Works were visited so that pupils can see all the preparatory work that goes into each process, which form part of the water cycle.

The youth of today needs to be made aware of the importance of access to clean water and the need to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

We are all responsible to minimise our water consumption.

Water is Lifeā€¦

Last published 24 July 2019