FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
28 NOVEMBER 2022
BEACHES AND SWIMMING POOLS RE-OPEN
The City has decided to open additional beaches following improvements in water quality.
The following beaches are now open: Country Club, Winkelespruit and Anstey’s beaches.
The decision to open beaches was taken after experts conducted water tests which confirmed that beach water quality had improved to an acceptable standard.
In addition to the above beaches, the following beaches remain open for swimming: Point, uShaka, Wedge, North, Battery, Bay of Plenty, Pipeline, Toti Main, Warner and Umgababa beaches.
The public is informed that the following beaches are closed until further notice: Addington, Brighton, Reunion, South, Westbrook, Umhlanga and Thekwini.
Water quality at Umdloti, Laguna and Bronze beaches is at an acceptable standard but these beaches will remain closed as per directive from the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environemntal Affairs.
The City is constantly monitoring water quality at all beaches to ensure the safety of residents and visitors.
In addition to beaches, 21 swimming pools are open in the City to enable residents and visitors to enjoy the warm weather. They are: Rainham, Durban North, Pipeline paddling, Tiger Rocks, Anstey’s, Westville, Kings Park indoor, Kings Park Outdoor, Stanmore, Umlazi D, L.T King, Bayview, Arena Park, Alex Bulley, Lamontville, Lahee Park, Ntuzuma, Sutton Park, South Beach Paddling, Tesoriere and Umgababa
The public will be informed in due course about the re-opening of additional beaches and of other pools which are currently undergoing maintenance.
Issued by eThekwini Municipality’s Communications Unit. For media enquiries contact the Municipality’s Spokesperson, Msawakhe Mayisela on 060 966 4220.