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RHVBEMA CCTV Controllers keep a keen eye out for cable thieves

On 27 March, RHVBEMA CCTV controllers spotted a suspect cutting away at railway structures using a hacksaw. Upon investigation, the suspect was found cutting a lock to access a switch to cut off the electricity, enabling them to safely steal…
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Landscaping is a key part of keeping the RHVBE looking its best

Last week the RHVBE Cleaning and Greening team did great work in the precinct. The team carried out tree trimming and pruning, lawn mowing, adding shade cloth around the waste area, tree and branch collection, and cutting and edging verges.…
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RHVBEMA Security team recovers stolen items shortly after armed robbery

This weekend a RHVBEMA CCTV controller noticed three males loitering along the riverbank near Prince Umhlangane Road and tyres floating in the river. He immediately notified the reaction team who responded promptly. Upon approach, the suspects fled but the reaction team…
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Successful GOBY environmental initiative demonstrates increased plastic recycling awareness…. but where does the plastic go?

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In mid-January uMhlanga Rocks’ whalebone pier became the latest site for GOBY, the 5m long steel fish that aims to reduce marine plastic pollution by encouraging people to dispose their plastic bottles into the structure. With 70kgs of plastic collected…
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Body worn cameras – how do they fit into and enhance our public space security?

Body worn cameras are small video recording devices attached to a patrolling security officer’s clothing, helmet or sunglasses. For the officer, the device can capture video and audio recordings like arrests, searches, interrogations, and critical incidents. Having body worn cameras…
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Planned Water Supply Interruption in the North, Central, South and Inner West Supplied Areas of eThekwini

Umngeni Water has planned a 19-hour shut on their raw water conveyance line to repair a failed scour valve. This will result in a 50% reduced treatment capacity from Durban Heights waterworks that supply most areas in Durban. This shut…
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