Mossel Bay was officially proclaimed a town in 1848 and in 1852 it became a Municipality
From the consumer sewage is conveyed through approximately 510 km gravity sewer pipelines to 73
sewer pump stations situated throughout the municipal area. From the pump stations the sewage
is pumped through approximately 40 km of rising main pipelines to a total of seven wastewater
treatment plants situated throughout the municipal area. The total design capacity for the seven
wastewater treatment plants is 22,54 Mℓ per day. The current combined average daily inflow for
the seven wastewater treatment plants is 10,72 Mℓ per day.