Hessequa Municipality

The vision for Hessequa Municipality as set out for 2012-2017 and beyond is:
A caring municipality where everyone reaps the fruit of cost effective and innovative service delivery, stimulated economic growth and sustainable use of natural resources

The Hessequa Council has set the following 7 Strategic Objectives ahead of themselves with specific impacts to be made:

  • Effective communication and participation.
  • To limit the impact of our presence in the natural environment and  re-establish a heritage of preservation.
  • Maintenance and development of all infrastructure and services.
  • Development of safe and integrated human settlements.
  • Human development initiatives to enhance the social well-being of all our residents.
  • To stimulate economic growth for the benefit of all communities.
  • An accountable local authority with a fit for purpose workforce and transparent financial practices.





Last Updated (Monday, 19 May 2014 08:53)


Load Shedding STAGE 2

ESKOM will be implementing STAGE 2 load shedding today.

Riversdale, Stilbaai, Albertinia & Gouritsmond
20h00 – 22h30

Heidelberg and Witsand will not be affected today.



The Hessequa municipal area is currently experiencing a dry period due to low rainfall. As a precautionary measurement, the Municipal Council decided to institute the following water savings measurements from 1 March 2015 until 30 June 2015 in the Hessequa municipal area:

1. Gardens may only be watered from 06:00-08:00 (mornings) and 18:00-20:00 (evenings).

2. Washing of vehicles/boats/caravans will be allowed by means of a bucket during the prescribed hours as for watering gardens.  The using of hosepipes is prohibited.

3. Hosing down of paving and cement surfaces are not permitted.


Dear Role players,

The National Energy Regulator of South Africa (NERSA) is inviting all businesses and consumers to a Consumer Educational Workshop.

Date:                     24th of March 2015

Venue:                 Thusong Centre, Riversdale

Time:                     09h00

NERSA will be making a presentation on the following:

The role of NERSA

Oversight role and its functions

Licensing and Tariffs determination

Planned and Unplanned Outages

Dispute Resolution procedure

Theft of electricity and how it affects supply of electricity

Rights and Responsibilities of customers as users of electricity

Electricity Saving Tips – using appliances that use heat sparingly and wisely

Please note that this workshop is facilitated by NERSA and the Office of the Consumer Protector. For more information or to RSVP please contact Lyndon Johnson at 021 483 3910, or send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


Eskom in samewerking met SEDA bied ‘n werkswinkel aan vir bestaande-en opkomende entrepreneurs. Die fokus is op die finansiële- en operasionele aspekte van die besigheid.

Datum: Donderdag, 19 Maart 2015

Plek: Glaskas (Burgersentrum), Hessequa Munisipaliteit, Riversdal

Tyd: 10h00 – 13h00

Ons versoek graag hiermee dat u die inligting oordra aan lede van u organisasie, en die publiek waar moontlik.

Vir meer inligting of om te bespreek, kontak asseblief vir Mnr. Riaan Malan by 028 713 8065 of stuur ‘n epos na This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it