ETHEKWINI NEWS FLASH
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
02 October 2018
 
Temporary Closure Of Some Ethekwini Beaches
 
EThekwini Municipality has taken the decision to close some of its beaches, after communication from the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board industrial action which has resulted in the board being only able to maintain shark nets at certain prioritised beaches.
 
Beach statuses are as follows:
 
District 1 (North)
Open: Umhlanga Main Beach has Shark nets in place and is open for bathing.
Closed: Westbrook, Umdloti, Umhlanga 2nd beach
 
District 7 (Ansteys)
Closed: Ansteys /Brighton
 
District 5 (South)
Open: Toti Main beach
 
Closed: Isiphingo, Warner, Pipeline and Umgababa and Winkelspruit.
District 10
 
All beaches are closed. This includes North and South Beach.
 
Residents are cautioned to, under no circumstances, attempt to bathe at beaches where shark nets have been removed. We apologise for the inconvenience, residents will advised of any developments.
 
ENDS
 
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele.
 
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