The Cape Navigator

Seaside Community Newspaper

Category: Pearly Beach

Overstrand Municipality Secures Essential Services with 11 New Backup Generators

One of the newly installed generators at Stanford KVE01 Production Borehole.

Overstrand Municipality has taken a major step toward safeguarding water and wastewater services from the disruptive effects of load shedding. As of February 2024, 11 new backup generators are now operating at critical facilities. These generators were strategically installed at locations including Mosselrivier SPS, Hermanus Wastewater Treatment Works, Kleinmond Tennis Court SPS, Kleinmond Palmiet Raw […]

Pearly Beach Hit With Urgent Water Restrictions

File Photo of Pearly Beach.

GANSBAAI – The Overstrand Municipality has been forced to implement urgent water restrictions in the areas of Pearly Beach and Eluxolweni. The restrictions will remain in place until further notice. This decision comes as dam levels drop drastically due to an ongoing heatwave and increased water consumption. Despite residents being warned about the high water […]

Relief and Challenges as Overstrand Wildfires Enter Day 7

Relief and Challenges as Overstrand Wildfires Enter Day 7

In the latest update on the Overstrand wildfires, Day 7 has brought a mix of relief and ongoing challenges for firefighting crews battling blazes in the Hangklip Road/Pringle Bay and Buffeljags/Pearly Beach areas. Night operations were relatively calm, and rain provided a welcome respite in Pearly Beach, cooling down the active fire line. However, the […]

Buffeljag Wildfire Escalation: Pearly Beach Resort Under Evacuation Orders

Photo by Overstrand Muncipality.

PEARLY BEACH – In a concerning development on the fourth day of the Buffeljag wildfire, Overstrand Municipality has issued a precautionary evacuation order for Pearly Beach Resort as the flames breach the R43. The escalating situation prompts urgent action, and residents are advised to stay vigilant and comply with authorities for their safety. Buffeljag Fire […]

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