Drakenstein Local Municipality is renowned for its successful long-term strategy to cut water losses by two-thirds and its consecutive clean audits.

The Municipality has zero tolerance for corruption. To keep making progress into the next term, Drakenstein Local Municipality will focus on creating the conditions conducive to facilitating opportunities for appropriate development for, and with, the community.

Drakenstein Success Stories

Three clean audits

DA-led Drakenstein reduced water losses from 34.8% to 12.1% in just over a decade by using interventions like hydraulic modelling.

Groenheuwel and Wellington libraries were finalists in the Culture Affairs Awards.

Mayor Conrad Poole welcomed debate on incineration, resolving that the Waste Recovery Benefaction and Energy Project is still an environmentally sound solution.

Meet the Mayor & Mayoral Commitee

Conrad Poole

Executive Mayor

Executive Mayor Conrad Poole was born and raised in Drakenstein Municipality. “It is, here, in Drakenstein and its community where my heart lies and for whom I am striving for excellence,” Conrad says.

Joan Veronica Anderson

Margaretha Aletta Andreas

Human Settlements

Avron Marchius Beres Appollis

Public Safety

Lorenzo Clive Arendse

Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture

Ruth Belldine Arnolds