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Electricity079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade028 212 3727
Fraud hotline0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital028 212 1070
Law Enforcement082 836 8226
Police028 214 3900
ESKOM0800 701 701
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Important numbers

Electricity 079 873 4451
Water 082 338 0963
Fire Brigade 028 212 3727
Fraud hotline 0800 701 701
Caledon Hospital 028 212 1070
Law Enforcement 082 836 8226
Police 028 214 3900
ESKOM 0800 701 701

Municipal Overview

Overview

Natural assets such as illustrious mountains, the Kogelberg Biosphere, Theewaterskloof Dam, the Blue Crane, special natural protection areas and unique “fynbos”, bird and wildlife species makes Theewaterskloof a place where its population of 125 000 enjoys to stay. It is a popular tourism area with unique places of accommodation, eateries and recreation spots for hiking, mountain biking, water sport and adrenaline activities.

Economic activities focusses on agriculture, environmental and cultural based tourism, manufacturing and commercial businesses that provides in the holistic products and services needs of residents and tourists.  Agriculture focusses on grain production, vineyards, apples and cattle farming.

More than 52% of residents is part of the indigent population. Key municipal challenges include financial sustainability through the broadening of the economic sector and tax and tariff bases. The municipality focusses on socio-economic and welfare development and the alleviation of poverty through job and wealth creation.  

The municipality is known for its success with creating an environment conducive for local economic development, Comprehensive Rural Development Program, Violence Prevention through Urban Upgrade, Development initiatives, area based turn around interventions and good local governance.

Last published 26 April 2016