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A 5 Year focus: Achievements and Milestones of Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipality




Posted: 20 October 2021

The Minister of the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Minister Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, officially proclaimed the 1st of November 2021 as the day when South Africans will take to the polls to elect councils for all district, metropolitan and local municipalities in each of the country's nine provinces (Local Government Elections).

In response to this, SALGA is rolling out a Local Government Transition Campaign, which includes the following objectives:



Raise awareness about the constitutional objects and functioning of Local government

  • Local government providing effective and equitable service delivery

Promote responsible and accountable local government leadership

  • Local government is concerned about improving the lives of citizens through improved governance and delivery of services

Promote responsible citizenry

  • Encouraging participation in local government
  • Local government is everyone’s business

Create awareness of the role and purpose of SALGA

  • SALGA as the thought leader, protector and strategic disruptor of local government
  • SALGA working together with stakeholders for the betterment of the lives of South African Citizens
  • SALGA is an employer of choice


As the 4th term of the local government administration draws to an end, some of the milestones that have been achieved by Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Municipality include the following:

The provisions of quality services to communities are a key mandate of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as these services have a direct and immediate effect on the quality of lives for residents. The municipality id responsible for:

  • Provision of Integrated Human Settlements.
  • Provision of water and sanitation services.
  • Provision of Electricity services.
  • Provision of waste management services.
  • Provision of stormwater drainage.
  • Construction and maintenance of roads.
  • Safe and affordable public transport.


Access to Electricity (2016/17 Financial Year)

  • A total of 3 432 state subsidised and informal settlements were provided with electricity.
  • The municipality worked with the Department of Energy’s Integrated Electrification Programme (NEP) which provided funds for the municipality’s electrification programme.
  • A total amount of R3 597 784.00 was spent on installation, repairs, and maintenance of household electricity infrastructure.

Waste Management
The implementation of Waste Management function was guided by the Council’s Integrated Waste Management Plan.
There are three main areas of service delivery that focus on waste management:

  • Collection of domestic waste.
  • Disposal of the waste.
  • Management of illegal dumping.

A total of 356 502 households were provided with a weekly service of refuse removal during the 2016/17 financial year.

A weekly black bag collection service was rendered to approximately 15 765 households in informal areas.

Arlington, Koedoeskloof, Ibhayi, and KwaNobuhle landfill sites continue to service the whole of Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality; with percentage levels of collected and processed waste above 80%.

Water Supply
The Churchhill pipeline in the vicinity of Driftsands was doubled up to reduce the friction losses and increase the yield in the system in 2016/17.

Gamtoos booster pump station was upgraded to both be an inline booster and transfer about 20Ml/d into the Loerie Chelsea pipeline in 2016/17.

Approximately 307 665 households were provided with clean, quality water in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the 2016/17 financial year.

R96 million was spent on repairs and maintenance of water infrastructure in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

Water and Sanitation Provision

On 1 December 2016 the municipality council rolled-out the Bucket Eradication Programme through its revised strategy.

16 317 households were reduced to 14 476 by the end of the financial year 2016/17 through the Bucket Eradication Programme.

305 890 households were connected to the sewerage system through installation of the flushing toilets.

A total amount of R54 million was spent on the repairs and maintenance through sanitation services.


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