The other day it was cycling along the riverbed, today it was walking.

River clean-up almost complete

The Council has announced that the clean-up of the rio Chillar as far as the border with Frigiliana is almost complete and in a few days they will begin on the rio Seco.

Out and About October 5th 2014…

Cloudy on and off but still very warm and a fair number of people out to watch the road races today. The Council has indeed started clearing the margins of the rio Chillar, a quite savage removal of the vegetation along the banks.

Council wants visitor numbers to Los Cahorros to be regulated

The Council is proposing to debate a motion at its next plenary session to request the Provincial Delegation of Environment of the Junta de Andalucía to regulate the number of visitors to the rio Chillar and Los Cahorros, a popular hiking route.

Rio Chillar rescue

Civil Protection officers and firemen had to rescue two Spanish women, aged 28 and 29 years, on Monday night after they got lost walking the rio Chillar.

Foam sweet foam…

A section of the final stretch of the rio Chillar doesn’t look very appetising at the moment, although it could just be foam. Having said that, there were three young Plovers scuttling up and down in the water but skidding to a halt and doing an about turn when they reached the ‘foam’.

Wet and windy day…

The authorities won’t be accumulating many Frequent Cleaning Points, this has been in the river for just over a month now, although it has moved about thirty metres UPSTREAM. And it has been joined by a couple of beer crates.