PUBLIC NOTICE – WATER METER AUDITING, VERIFICATION AND INVESTIGATION

 Midvaal Local Municipality (MLM) wish to inform residents that On Point On Time Solutions has been appointed as the professional service provider to carry out water meter auditing, verification and investigations within the Midvaal area. The assigned water meter auditors will be travelling to different residential and commercial locations. 

The water meter auditors will require access to a yard/garden water tap to do the verification and testing of water meters. The water meter test will not have any impact on the water supply to the resident. Please be advised that it is a Municipal By-Laws offence to prevent / evade an officially accredited service provider to carry out a task. Members of the public who do so and harass staff will be penalised. Your cooperation and support will be appreciated. 

The On Point On Time Solutions auditors will be wearing clearly marked clothing with identification. To verify the identity of the team please contact the Midvaal Engineering Department on 016 360 5819 during office hours, 07:30 – 16:00 and 072 770 6825 or 066 317 9803 after hours. 

Attached is a list of the dedicated water meter auditors, for your ease of reference. Download

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE: BOREHOLE WATER USERS FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MMC: ENGINEERING SERVICES CLLT R.J. HUBBARD

 Notice is hereby given to all Midvaal Local Municipality (MLM) residents that after receiving several enquires relating to high water billing, that residents who makes use of boreholes in their property must ensure that they install non-return valves on water pipelines that are directly linked to their municipal water meter. The non-return valve is to prevent the municipal water pushing back into the borehole system and therefore leading to high water billing. The property owners must note that the municipality will not take responsibility for negligence from the property owners’ side that results in municipal water flowing into their borehole system. 

Please contact Midvaal’s Call Centre on 0861 643 8225 (0861MIDVAAL), should you have any further queries in this regard. 

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PUBLIC NOTICE AMNESTY FOR ILLEGAL WATER CONNECTIONS AND WATER CONNECTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN TAMPERED WITH

 Notice is hereby given to all Midvaal Local Municipality (MLM) residents, businesses and industries for an amnesty to declare the tampering of all illegal water connections and water connections that have been tampered with for a period of 3 months, from 8 August 2022 to 07 October 2022. 

Manifestation of meter tampering includes bypassed meters, un-metered water supply, breaking of seals and adjusting of meter readings, disconnecting and displacing meters, and illegal purchase of water. This will present a golden opportunity to rectify wrongdoing, no questions asked, then the customer can resume normal purchase and consumption of water. 

It should be noted that customers that were issued with tamper fines before or after this amnesty period will not qualify, only those that make new submission during this period will qualify. 

To register an amnesty, the customer must submit a copy of rates and taxes account, meter number and copy of ID to 56 ROOIBOK STREET HIGHBURY/RANDVAAL (ENGINEERING SERVICES) opposite Randvaal Clinic or through email at IpelengN@midvaal.gov.za. 

Please contact Midvaal’s Call Centre on 0861 643 8225 (0861MIDVAAL), should you have any further queries in this regard. 

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