Drought and frost damage in Andalucia

According to the Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries of the Junta de Andalucia, Clara Aguilera, damage due to the drought is estimated at €650 million and damage due to frost is estimated at €180 million.

End of Axarquia drought decree

The drought decree for the Axarquia will cease to be effective as from April 1st. There are currently 18 municipalities in the Axarquia still under the decree.

Possible end to drought restrictions in the Axarquia

The reservoir at Lake Viñuela has reached 50.09 cubic hectometres, almost double the level of one week ago and 10 cubic hectometres more than at the same time last year. This means that, in all probability, next month could see the lifting of drought restrictions regarding irrigation and domestic consumption.

Water awareness campaign in Frigiliana

Frigiliana Council is to initiate an awareness campaign to stress the importance of a more rational use of water during periods of drought.

Nerja looks to the future

The Cuenca Mediterránea Andaluza (CMA), part of the Ministry of Environment, has agreed in principle to the ceding of two untapped wells to the Nerja Council.