Gateway to the Breede Valley

Ward 5 Boundaries

Areas/Boundaries of the Ward

Rivers: There are three rivers flowing through the ward namely, the Hex River and its tributaries the Jan Du Toits River and the Amandel River.

Dams and Reservoirs: The dams situated within the ward are: 

Category 1
Ambiance Dam, Brugplaas No.1 Dam, Excelsior Dam and Uitkyk Dam.
Category 2

De Ruimte Groot Dam, Swart Dam, Werda Dam, Normandie 2 Dam, The Pines Dam and Brandwagt Dam 1 and Dam 2.

Category 3
Ninham Shan Dam, as well as the Fairy Glen dam


The ward is made up of the following land use zones


The ward consists of formal residential, low income housing as well as an informal settlement:

  • Formal residential: Panorama in Worcester
  • Low income housing: Silverkamp in De Wet
  • Informal Settlement: GG Kamp in De Doorns

A large section of the ward consists comprises of agricultural zones.