Onrus has been targeted by copper thieves and several incidents occurred where copper taps and fittings were stolen from private properties.

It is believed thieves steal taps to sell as scrap metal.

Residents urged to assist the Municipality by reporting any water leaks, burst pipes, illegal connections, blocked sewer drains, water supply interruptions and any other water-related issues to the different administrations during office hours (07:45 – 16:30) at the following numbers:

Kleinmond     028 271 8400 or 028 271 8465
Hermanus     028 313 8000 or 028 313 8196
Stanford     028 341 8500 or 028 341 8516
Gansbaai     028 384 8300 or 028 384 8328

After hours’ services have been centralised and all above numbers will automatically be diverted to the Overstrand‘s  24 hour Control Room (028 313 8000 / 8111).

In case of floods and accidents within the Overstrand area, the Fire and Rescue Emergencies number (028 312 2400) can be used. For day to day law enforcement complaints phone 028 313 8998.