Midvaal Local Municipality takes on illegal electrical connections

MIDVAAL - The Midvaal Local Municipality has issued a notice that it removed illegal electricity connections in Ward 5 and Ward 8. The statement follows after MLM, along with external stakeholders and the SAPS conducted an operation to remove unlawful connections on the 6 and 7 June, in order to decrease the number of reported injuries as well as stabilise the electrical infrastructure. According to Councillor Gerrit Viljeon, these illegal connections are a huge concern to the municipality, as they cause electrical outages and pose a risk to residents’ safety. Viljeon says they continue to monitor the area and are in the process of improving bulk infrastructure to mitigate future outages. Residents are encouraged to report any illegal connections on 0861 643 8225 or email

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