Residents of El Sexmo, Cartama, have been advised that the local water supply is no longer fit for drinking.
Water shortages in the Almogia and Casabermeja areas are currently affecting around 2,500 people.
Nerja water supply
The Nerja Council yesterday gave the green light to the proposal to set up a new joint venture company to manage the local water supply.
NERJA COUNCIL TO ASK FOR TWO MORE WELLS
The Nerja Council is to ask the Cuenca Mediterránea Andaluza (CMA) to cede two currently untapped wells in the Rio Chillar riverbed as a future safeguard.