Umkhanyakude Celebrates Heritage Month

South Africa annually celebrates the month of September as Heritage Month. Protecting our Living Heritage is essential for South Africans to have an identity that they can be proud to maintain, practice and promote. Our customs, languages, traditions and values are priceless inheritances which reflects our beautiful country.Read more


Severe Drought at Mtubatuba & St’ Lucia

UMkhanyakude District Municipality is currently experiencing a serious drought especially in the Mtubatuba Area. The dry season followed by the drought conditions has resulted in the UMfolozi River drying up.  This is affecting the supply of water to the areas of Mtubatuba, St’ Lucia and Nkolokotho Water Treatment Plants which is causing interrupted supply of water from time to time....Read more



The use of hosepipes from municipal supply mains  •  Watering of gardens  •  Filling of swimming pools  •  Washing of motor vehicles, motorcycles, boats, etc.  •  Washing of paths, paved areas and roads  •  The use of irrigation/sprinkler systems •  Automatic flushing urinals - these shall be turned off in all public buildings when vacated and prohibited in new buildings

The municipality urges all residents within the district to please use water sparingly. Thank You!

“Together moving uMkhanyakude forward”

Mr. Mduduzi Dlamini - UMkhanyakude District Spokesperson


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