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.
Issued by the eThekwini Municipality Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele.
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