Dawid Kruiper Municipality
Munisipaliteit Dawid Kruiper


Electro – Mechanical Service

Mr Abraham Snyders
Director: Electro–Mechanical Services

The Directorate Electro-Mechanical Service consists of two Sections:

Mechanical Workshop
  • Maintenance of municipal vehicles, construction machinery, lawnmowers and related equipment.
  • Maintenance of mechanical equipment at water treatment plants, pump stations and other municipal installations.
Electrical Service
  • Distribution of electricity to all consumers in Upington and surrounding rural areas. Electrical Services purchases electricity from Eskom and distributes it through the municipal distribution system. The rural areas are:
  • South of the Orange River: From the Vaalkoppies farm to Raaswater, excluding the Raaswater town.
  • North of the Orange River: From Kameelmond to Koppies Eiland.
  • Maintenance of electrical equipment in municipal installations, like water treatment plants, pump stations, municipal buildings and workshops.
  • Maintenance of street and area lighting.

Electricians are on standby at all hours

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Swimming Pools & Reitzpark


Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 20:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00


Mon - Sat: 09:00 - 18:00

Sun: 14:00 - 18:00

The swimming pool in town is used on Saturday between 11:00 and 13:00 as well as weekdays between 19:00 and 20:00 by diving club members for exercise purposes. This exercise is only done at the deep end of the swimming pool.


Reitzpark is open from 08:00 till 22:00 everyday during September and March. The public should bring their own braai facilities.

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