Sierra de Yeguas without drinking water

The 3,500 residents of Sierra de Yeguas have been without drinking water for the whole of July, a situation likely to continue for another two months.

50,000 without water in Sevilla

Around 50,000 people in Sevilla province are without water for up to 22 hours after disruption to the water supply caused by works on the high-speed rail line between Utrera and Las Cabezas de San Juan.

Wettest December since 1950

The heavy rains in Andalucia have made it the wettest December since 1950, but it does mean that most of the region now has a supply of water, both for drinking and for agricultural purposes, for at least two years.

Water quality

At least twenty municipalities have been identified as having tap water whose quality is far from ideal, although the levels of various impurities do exceed the safety margins.

Repairs to water supply

The Department of Environment, through the Andalucian Water Agency, is set to spend €800,000 on improvements to the water supply and sanitation systems in Vélez-Málaga, Torrox and La Viñuela.

Good news for Jódar

Spare a thought for the residents of Jódar in Jaén province, most of whom have been without water for 12 hours each day for the past few months. Some, however, have not had a drop of water for 60 days.

Enough water

The Ministry of Environment reports that the reservoirs in Andalucía are in a healthy state and there will be no problems with supply during the summer.

Water levels

The rains of the past weeks are pointing towards an end to the drought situation that has persisted in Spain throughout the past lustrum. Reservoirs in Andalucía now have sufficient water stored to guarantee supplies to the local population for the next three years and, for the first time in four years, there is enough water to meet the demand …