Setsokotsane in Rustenburg

The Setsokotsane service delivery jamboree as espoused by the Premier of Bokone Bophirima province, honorable Supra Mahumapelo, with the objective to ensuring that government services are brought closer to people and expedited, is now in Rustenburg, from 28th January 2016 to 11 February 2016.
The program will spread to all Wards of the Rustenburg Local Municipality, comprising of various government departments, including the Municipality.

Boitekong Ext 13 Outage

Good morning
Tutuka Electrical Contractors have requested an outage for Wednesday the 27th of January 2016 at Boitekong Ext. 13.
They will be erecting a 4 Pole structure that would supply a 100KVA Transformer for the RRT streetlights , a cable supplying Boitekong Ext 13 and another  cable feeding to a T3 unit which also forms
part of a ring feed .
The outage has been requested from 07:00 till 15:00

Water Supply Interruption


Magalies Water (MW) would like to notify ALL consumers on the Vaalkop Water supply scheme about a rescheduled ESKOM power supply interruption at the Vaalkop WTW substation. The work forms part of the current plant upgrade and necessitates a power interruption by ESKOM for the installation of bus bars for the new incomers to feed the new pump station 4. This will affect power supply to the entire plant which means that no production will be possible during this period.


The work has been scheduled as follows:

Notice to residents

Kindly be notified that there is an Eskom power failure at Vaalkop plant directly affecting water supply to the following areas:
1.       Boitekong
2.       Tlhabane
3.       Tlhabane West Upper
4.       Geelhout Park
5.       Freedom Park
6.       Meriting
7.       Pkokeng
8.       Ga-Luka
Water tankers will be sent out to affected areas in the meantime. Engineers are currently working on the problem.

Emergency Load Shedding

We received  a request for an outage for Thursday 26/11/15 at Boitekong Ext. 1 , 3 , 12 , 23 , and 24 for the transfer of overhead lines to underground cables.
The Outage  is scheduled for 07:00 until 17:00.
If there are any enquiries please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thapelo Matebesi, Communications Manager on 014 590 3509.

Emergency Load Shedding

Good day
Around 0100H this morning the 40MVA 88/33KV Transformer No 1 tripped due to a fault on the HV side of the Eskom transformer at Industries Substation. Earlier during the year 40MVA 88/33KV Transformer No 4 failed and was subsequently decommissioned awaiting the Substation refurbishment which is currently being executed by Eskom.

Water supply is under sever constraints in Rustenburg

Rustenburg: Background of water recourses in South Africa.

“South Africa is a water-scarce country and we encourage people to conserve water as much as possible. The less prudent we are with water, the higher the risk of shortages this year. Water will definitely be at a premium over the next few months, we will be in an even more dire situation in terms of available water.” According to Sputnik Ratau, a spokesman for the Department of Water Affairs.

Implementation of the new e-NaTIS system (new Regulation 32A)

Rustenburg: The Municipality wants motorists, individuals and companies, to heed the following important notice: with effect from the 1st November 2015, the following documentation is required for purposes of verification when applying for motor vehicle disc licence: a) ID Book, b) full names of applicant, c) business registration number, d) valid South African passport, e) Traffic register number certificate in the case of foreign nationals, f) ID number of the Manager of the company in the case of company , g) Cell phone numbers and office numbers, h) letter with an off

Wishing all Grade 12 learners the best

It is that time of the year again when knowledge of what you have been studying throughout the year will be put to test in the final examinations.
We know that you have studied hard throughout the year and that your hard work will soon bear sweet fruit, preparing you to take your studies to the next level of tertiary.
Go out there and make not only your parents and Educators proud but the rest of the Rustenburg community.
Cllr Mpho Khunou
Executive Mayor
Rustenburg Local Municipality