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13:38

Local

Central government approves modification to sewage plant

Eugenio Cabezas

The central government's representative in Malaga province, María Gámez, announced via her Twitter account last Friday, that the modification to Nerja's long-awaited sewage treatment plant project has been approved. She tweeted (in Spanish): Good ... cent of the plant being complete since May, approval for the modification, which is for work omitted in the original plan and valued at an extra two million euros, is needed to be given by central government for the project to be completed. While SUR ... sewage treatment plant is three years behind schedule, due to financial problems with the company responsible for the project and the approval for the modification.

10:42

Local

Full steam ahead for Costa del Sol's desalination plant

Nieves Castro

The tourism business which sustains the Costa del Sol brings with it high water consumption levels. The foreseeable extension of the tourist season into the first fortnight of September means that the Costa del Sol's desalination plant, based in ... Marbella, is working harder than ever, with six production lines. The aim of the plant is to guarantee the supply of water to the 11 towns in the region, bearing in mind the water shortage in the La Concepción reservoir, where levels are currently at less ... desalination plant needed to use all six of its turbines in August to produce 1,728 cubic metres of water each hour, equating to an energy cost of 13,200 euros each day. The plant will exert itself until rainfall, forecast to arrive with the new hydrological

10:34

Local

Businesses lay off staff in Benaoján due to listeriosis crisis

VANESSA MELGAR / SUR

Businesses in the meat industry in Benaoján are laying off staff due to the listeriosis crisis. The largest in the area, Icarben S.L., laid off six employees this week and reduced the working hours of six more. The listeriosis was first associa

10:55

Local

Nerja mayor expresses "concern" and "surprise" over delays to treatment plant

EUGENIO CABEZAS

Mayor of Nerja, José Alberto Armijo, has expressed his "concern" over the paralysis to work at Nerja's waste water treatment plant. His comments came last Thursday following a meeting with the central government's environment ministry. Armijo, ... added that the town hall would "take whatever action is necessary" for work to start again. Plans for a treatment plant in Nerja first came about in 1996 but a contract to start work wasn't signed until the end of 2013. Work should have finished by ... Gamez, said the plant was expected to be finished by the end of 2019.

12:21

Local

Environmental checks carried out ahead of Brick Beach project in Mezquitilla

Eugenio Cabezas

...over the location of the rubble treatment plant, which will turn the building waste into sand to be used on the beach. The Socialist PSOE party want to situate it in the Taramillas areas of Torre del Mar. However, Torre del Mar's GIPMTM independent ... party argue that the site is too close to a residential area in the town and that the plant would cause noise pollution as well as create high levels of dust, which they say would have a negative impact on residents' health. The GIPMTM party wants the ... plant to be built next to Vélez-Málaga's existing sewage treatment plant instead.

20:11

Gibraltar

More than 70 firefighters brought in to control blaze at San Roque petrochemical plant

EFE

Fire brigades from around the Campo de Gibraltar area have been brought in to fight a blaze that broke out at around 3pm at the Indorama petrochemical plant in San Roque on Tuesday. The fire at the plant located in the Guadarranque industrial ... Reinforcements were then sent in from Cadiz, Jerez de la Frontera and Chiclana, with more than 70 firefighters at the scene. Gibraltar The first emergency calls reported the sound of an explosion in a storage warehouse at the Indorama plant. The factory

10:58

Local

Additional funding confirmed to finish work on Nerja plant

EFE

Nerja town hall announced on Wednesday that central government has approved the release of an extra two million euros to complete the outstanding work on the town's sewage treatment plant. The announcement confirmed that Nerja mayor Rosa Arrabal ... funding will allow the Nerja project, which is the only unfinished treatment plant project on the Costa del Sol, to be completed. The project is currently running three years behind schedule, largely due to the fact that the company managing the project ... declared itself bankrupt in 2017. Once complete, the plant will be able to process up to 25,000 cubic metres of wastewater a day for 125,000 people, allowing for a significant growth in the population during the summer months.

10:34

Local

Three held for taunting a disabled youth to gain social media fans

JUAN CANO

...same aim of increasing visits to their Instagram account, had been raffling a marijuana plant over social media. The operation to arrest the men arose out of another joint operation between Guardia Civil and Local Police into graffiti vandals in the

17:58

Opinion

Getting enough water

PETER HARRISON

One of the priorities of space travellers is to discover whether the bodies in outer space have water. Indeed most animal, human and plant life depends on it. Even animals like camels have to take water on board to exist through long periods of

12:57

Local

Way being cleared for Coín sewage to pass through treatment plant

F. TORRES.

The Junta de Andalucía has said that it is doing all it can to speed up the start "in the next few weeks" of repairs to piping due to bring sewage to be treated at the Guadalhorce valley's new wastewater plant. Álora and Pizarra are already

10:58

Local

Guadalhorce sewage treatment plant starts working 20 years after first plans were made

francisco jiménez

...meets the Guadalhorce, the plant is currently operating in a test phase, treating the wastewater produced by the 22,000 residents in Pizarra and Álora. It is expected that in a few months' time it will also serve the municipality of Coín, taking the ... total catchment area up to 44,000 residents. TREATMENT PLANT Catchment area. Coín (21,716 registered residents), Álora (12,951) and Pizarra (9,118). Location. La Aljaima (Pizarra), where the rivers Grande and Guadalhorce meet. Capacity. 8,295 ... plant. Funding. The Junta de Andalucía has paid for the works, with 80% from European funds and the rest from the water treatment fee collected on water bills. It's now two decades since the Junta de Andalucía first envisaged building the treatment

16:49

Local

The Costa del Sol recycles more than anywhere else in Andalucía

FRANCISCO JIMÉNEZ

...these facilities. In Malaga city the recycling bins are emptied by the Limasa company, while the Mancomunidad de Municipios of the western Costa del Sol Occidental covers the area from Torremolinos to Manilva and takes the items to the recycling plant

15:54

Opinion

Water and wildlife

PETER HARRISON

It is always good to read something new, especially good news. I was delighted to read in the 10 May edition of SUR in English that the long-awaited sewage plant for the Guadalhorce valley is now operational to process effluent from Coín, Álora and ... chests and black bodies as are the all-black moorhens. They belong to the same family. All are rejoicing in the clean water of yesteryear, thanks to the new plant. My fascination with moorhens and coots goes back several years to when I had cause to

12:18

Local

Current and former mayors to give evidence in sewage treatment case

EUGENIO CABEZAS

...relation to the town's controversial wastewater treatment plant. The two politicians, who are top of their respective lists for the forthcoming local elections, will be appear in court in Torrox in June to testify, along with six other current and former ... Possible fraud The politicians are also being investigated for possible fraud, as Nerja residents have been charged for sewage treatment on their water bills since 2011, despite the treatment plant never having been completed. A former councillor and ... treatment plant, will be voting for them.

15:18

LifeStyle

A primitive plant form

Denise Bush

...in the West Indies, and the genus includes shrubs, climbing plants and trees. Pereskia is the only cactus that has no succulent leaves and a plant like it is thought to be the ancestor of all cacti today. The first specimens were collected in the

13:12

Local

Sewage plant in Nerja to enter test phase by summer

Eugenio Cabezas

Work has started again after a break over the Christmas period to complete Nerja's waste water station, which will enter into a testing phase before this summer. Spain's Environment ministry has said that it wants to make sure that work is not furt

14:16

LifeStyle

The peacock plant

Denise Bush

At certain times of the year garden centres seem to get flooded with one type of plant that you can then find everywhere you look. At the moment it is the turn of Calathea, a tropical plant found growing on the floor of the jungle in tropical ... the shades of green on the top. Many are man-made hybrids and not found in the wild. Usually grown as a house or office plant, Calathea, also called cathedral, peacock, zebra, rattlesnake and prayer plant, is not the easiest to look after. It needs

14:46

LifeStyle

The Beefsteak plant

Denise Bush

The Beefsteak plant has several common names but is commercially listed as Magilla Perilla. It looks very similar to Coleus and there is some dispute between botanists and commercial growers as to whether it is a true member of the Perilla genus or ... not. It is said to be a clone of a Perilla plant which was discovered in the collection of a specialist grower in Japan. Unlike Perilla, which was extremely popular as a bedding plant during the Victorian era and is used as a herb in Asiatic cuisine, ... become invasive however the Beefsteak plant has few flowers and is usually sterile. It grows in to a mound of foliage about half a metre tall with sturdy upright stems and the leaves can be up to 15cm long. It loves the heat but is not drought resistant

14:39

LifeStyle

Two different writers focus on one iconic port

Liz Parry

War, set in Puerto Banús and the Costa del Sol in the 90s. The speaker, who was a writer and journalist before becoming well-known in southern Spain also as a restaurateur, said he was challenged to write a book by Lynda La Plante after they met on

12:04

LifeStyle

Aristea major / capitata

Denise Bush

...and it is known as Cetro azul in Spanish. Although drought hardy, Aristea will benefit from regular watering in the summer and is also suitable for planting at the edge of a pond. It is a big plant, reaching 1.5 metres tall by about one metre wide ... and spreads by its rhizomous roots to form a dense clump. The long, narrow leaves are evergreen and provide a stunning architectural element whether in a large pot or as an accent plant in the border. Calling all gardeners Fascinating facts

11:00

LifeStyle

The balloon plant

The botanical name for this plant is Gomophocarpus physocarpus but it has many easier to pronounce common names including balloon plant, balloon cotton bush, bishop's balls, and swan plant. It is a species of milkweed and was previously called ... Asclepias physocarpa. The balloon plant is a perennial shrub native to south east Africa but has been introduced to many countries around the world, becoming naturalised in most of them including the Mediterranean. Safe to prune Calling all ... gardeners When the balloon plant is fully grown it can reach two metres high. It has long narrow leaves and small white flowers with purple accents which appear all year round in moderate climates. The large, balloon-like seed pods form after the flowers

16:32

Opinion

Cannabis wine

ANDREW J. LINN

...selection of marmalades and vinegars. Around 8 euros. Ever since the cannabis plant was discovered to generate strange effects, it has been used for a variety of practices other than rolling joints. Infused with tea is a long-time favourite and is what

14:46

LifeStyle

Peppers, from fire to sweetness

ESPERANZA PELÁEZ

...the world. The initial flavour of a pepper is due to the capsaicina, a defensive substance generated by the plant that causes the sensation of spiciness. However, Old World farmers saw more possibilities and soon began to develop hybridisations and

15:02

Gibraltar

Gibraltar nature reserve extended to protect it for future generations

Debbie Bartlett

...to a number of plant species which are rare in Gibraltar, such as the wild caper, which is found nowhere else on the Rock. It also provides nesting sites for kestrels and peregrine falcons. The habitat in the area will be improved to encourage more

12:58

LifeStyle

The scaredy-cat plant

Denise Bush

The common names for this plant include, Painted nettle, Scaredy Cat plant and Piss off plant; botanically it can be found as Plectranthus caninus or Coleus canina. Like most members of the mint family Plectranthus caninus is aromatic, mainly ... resistant. A thick layer of mulch in autumn should give the roots extra protection through the winter so that it reshoots in spring. Calling all gardeners Toughening plants up The Scaredy Cat plant has the typical square stems of the mint family. ... and moved around to deter cats from corners of your garden or grown in the border where it will eventually spread. Unlike culinary mint, Plectranthus caninus is not invasive but is a useful and attractive ground cover plant for dry areas in semi-shade.

12:24

Local

Organisations and local residents discuss 'Brick Beach' project plans

Eugenio Cabezas

...composition and character of different materials" and that it is important to "control the levels of sulfates" in the materials used. The next step in the project will be to build a recycling and treatment plant, which is expected to be situated next to ... Vélez-Málaga's sewage treatment plant, once an environmental impact evaluation report has been completed by the Junta de Andalucía's environmental delegation. Representatives highlighted the importance of getting people on board with the project to stop the

14:53

LifeStyle

Restio multiflorus

Denise Bush

Restio is a genus of 88 species in the family Restioraceae which consists of annual or perennial rush-like flowering plants. It is a plant that has been around for millions (over 65) of years with remains found that date back to the Late Cretaceous ... female plant are needed as Restios, like most rushes, are dioecious and depend on wind pollination. Some species of Restio are used for thatching roofs or making brooms.

13:24

Local

Plans to build meat packaging plant in rural area meet objections

FERNANDO TORRES

Residents in a rural area of Alhaurín el Grande have complained to the town hall after learning of the plans of local firm Moreno y Plaza SA to build a new packaging plant for meat products near their homes. The firm, located on La Rosa industrial ... estate, maintains that the new 6,000-square-metre plant would be environmentally friendly, with solar panels and a state-of-the-art water treatment system, and create 100 jobs. The plans are still only on paper and pending an environmental impact study by ... the Junta de Andalucía. The local residents, in an area where there are numerous "irregular" developments and other industrial warehouses, fear the bad smells that the plant could generate as well as showing concerns for its environmental impact.

10:15

Local

Seaweed problem grows as 4,250 tonnes is taken off beaches along the Costa del Sol

ANDREA JIMÉNEZ / AUGUSTÍN PELÁEZ

...they are catching in their nets is the fast-growing plant. Now other councils are starting to get worried as the weed edges eastwards, growing on rocks offshore and getting swept onto the beaches when the sea is rough. Head of the Costa del Sol ... worst affected council areas, the seaweed is piled on beaches to dry before being taken to the district waste plant at Casares. Otherwise it can rot and cause an unpleasant smell. Mayor of Marbella, Ángeles Muñoz, said last week, "We've brought in

12:49

LifeStyle

Fascinating facts about 'crocking' plant pots

Hands up anyone who puts stones, gravel or 'crocks' (pieces of terracotta pot or broken crockery) in the bottom of their pots before filling them with compost. I imagine that will be most gardeners because as everybody knows, putting crocks in the bo

12:49

Local

Work restarts on Nerja sewage treatment plant

Eugenio Cabezas

Work finally started again to Nerja's sewage treatment plant on Monday. The long-awaited return of Isolux-Corsán-Corviam, who gave assurances that they would be able to complete the project, came after a series of protests in the town in January and

16:04

Local

First Nerja sewage treatment plant protest planned

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The first demonstration over delays to the completion of Nerja's sewage treatment plant is due to take place tomorrow, Saturday, after authorisation to organise the event was given by the national government. The protest will start at the town ... hall at 11am and head towards the main treatment plant, near the Fuente del Baden residential area. All residents and organisations are invited to take part.

11:00

LifeStyle

Danae racemosa

Denise Bush

...planted at a depth equivalent to three times their diameter. And last but not least, plant with the pointy side up... (if it's not immediately obvious, plant on its side rather than risk putting them in upside-down). Common names include Alexandria ... laurel and poet's laurel. It was a popular plant with both the Ancient Greeks and the Romans who used it to fashion wreaths to bestow on revered members of society. In Greek mythology Danae was the daughter of King Acrisius who, on hearing that the ... shrub about one metre high by one metre wide. The new stems grow from the base in spring and it is important that the plant gets sufficient water during this time. By about May no more new growth appears and the long arching stems start to dip to the

18:30

Local

New water treatment plant to serve Álora, Pizarra and Coín will be built next year

FERNANDO TORRES

A new EDAR water treatment plant will serve Coín, Pizarra and Álora from next year, it has been confirmed. Mayors of the three towns have met with the Consorcio del Agua, part of the Malaga provincial authority who will run the treatment plant ... , to confirm the details and evaluate the costs involved in the project. The construction of the plant is being financed as part of the plan to upgrade the hydro infrastructure of the region. Works will start with a budget of 7.5 million euros for the ... plant plus a 6.5-million-euro investment for sewage pipes from these towns to the treatment plant. At the moment, Coín is one of the towns with more than 15,000 inhabitants which doesn't have a treatment plant and which cost the Spanish government 12

12:46

Local

Large Casares wildfire reaches waste plant and forces evacuation of homes

CHARO MÁRQUEZ

plant for the western Costa del Sol district. Although the plant itself was saved, around 100 bales of compacted cardboard were set alight before the emergency services were able to soak them in water. Mayor of Casares, José Carrasco, explained that ... from the start the fire brigade tried to keep the fires in the area of the waste plant so that the westerly wind didn't fan the flames up the hillside to the higher reaches of the Sierra Bermeja mountains. He added that police had evacuated 20 local ... hospitality". Firebreak saves waste plant In all, 227 hectares were destroyed by the flames which were fanned rapidly by the westerly wind of between 15 and 20 km/h. An area of cleared land, acting as a firebreak around the waste treatment plan, prevented

15:30

LifeStyle

Fascinating facts about plant names, part 1

Denise Bush

...name in lower case. The International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (ICN) controls the way in which plants are named. Plant family names almost always end in the Latin suffix 'aceae' meaning 'family'. However, genetic and morphology ... Milkweed (Asclepiadaceae) is now in Apocynaceae, the dogbanes. So when you are searching for a plant, whether in a catalogue or on the internet, keep in mind that it may be hiding under a synonym or with an old family name.

15:52

What to do

Exotic plant exhibition

Tony Bryant benalmádena

The eleventh edition of the Feria de Plantas de Coleccíon, the plant fair, is to be held in La Paloma Park in Benalmádena next weekend. The three day event will commence on Friday 14 (Good Friday) and will continue until Sunday 16 April. The show

14:11

LifeStyle

Rising from the ashes... the Serbian Phoenix plant

SUR

When the heat of summer manages to kill a favourite plant, despite your best efforts to keep it alive, then you might want to consider sourcing the Serbian Phoenix plant (Ramonda serbica). This amazing plant is one of the few European