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


Dear residents
Kindly be further informed that the latest regarding yesterday’s situation in some of our areas is as follows:
·         Tlhabane West Upper is still low at 30% - due to low suction pressure
·         Geelhout is low at 24% - due to Townlands pump station power cut by Eskom
·         Tlhabane  low at 16% at – due to restrictions following low suction pressure
·         Boitekong still low – restrictions enforced due to Eskom power cut (maintenance)

Water restrictions

Notice to residents
Kindly be informed that water restrictions have been enforced at Bospoort until the level reaches 50%, thus affecting areas of Boitekong. The level is now at 3%. Further kindly be informed that pumps at Townlands station have stopped due to low suction pressure, thus affecting water supply to areas of Tlhabane West. The Municipal team is working on the situation.
We regret the inconvenience caused.