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WASTE MANAGEMENT & ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

WASTE MANAGEMENT
 
Please ensure that refuse is out by 7:30am on the morning it is to be collected.
Refuse Removal Timetable Midvaal – Download
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Waste Management:
  • Done by the EHPs. Complaints are investigated by EHPs.
  • Complaints include:
  • Illegal dumping of all types of domestic waste
  • Illegal dumping of all types of building rubble.
  • Hazardous waste e.g. flammable liquids.
  • Cleaning of townships in co-operation with the waste section
  • Building plan approvals for waste management systems, to be in place.
Waste Management Contact Details
 
Tel: 016 360 76 39 / 5860
Email: wastemanagement@midvaal.gov.za

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

The Environmental Health Section has the responsibility to monitor and maintain environmentally hygienic, safe and healthy conditions in the Midvaal area to prevent the occurrence of: Any health nuisance (a condition, situation or state of affairs that endangers life or health or adversely affects the well being of a person or a community).
 
Water Quality Monitoring:
  • Done by the EHPs on a monthly bases.
  • Monitoring done on bore hole water and tap water.
  • At informal and formal settlements.
Food Control:
  • Done by the EHPs on a daily bases, at formal and informal food business.
Vector Control:
  • Done by private contractors after investigation by the EHPs
  • Flies, cockroaches, ants, mites, bees, rats and mice.
Health Surveillance of Premises:
  • Done by the EHPs on a daily bases.
  • Ensuring safe, clean and hygiene conditions at all times
  • Education and training to all staff members working in food premises.
Handling of Mortal Remains:
  • In co-operation with the  park section at Midvaal.
  • Surveillance and prevention of communicable diseases.
  • Investigation by the EHPs in cooperation with Provincial Government.
  • Example of communicable diseases e.g. Malaria, bilharzias, HIV/Aids,  poisoning, cholera outbreaks
Chemical Safety:
  • Complaints done by EHPs.
  • Co-operation with Sedibeng, Fire section, National Departments and Provincial Departments.
Environmental pollution control:
  • Public complaints, investigation feedback, resolving the complaints and a follow-up.
Environmental Health Contact Details:
 
Tel: 016 360 5870
E-mail: environmentalhealth@midvaal.gov.za