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Father Christmas takes to his paraglider over Periana

Father Christmas paid an early visit to Periana on Saturday afternoon, choosing a paraglider instead of a traditional sleigh and nine reindeer. He flew over the village, which overlooks the Viñuela reservoir, providing photographers with some



Costa water supply guaranteed for the summer season despite dry spring

Nieves Castro

...remains as expected, water will have to be diverted from Malaga from October onwards. La Concepción reservoir, which supplies Mijas, Torremolinos, Benalmádena, Fuengirola, Marbella, Estepona, Benahavís, Istán, Ojén, Casares and Manilva, is currently at ... 94.8% full and contained nearly 59 cubic hectometres, 16 more than now. Since then it has rained very little. Since the start of the hydrological year the reservoir has collected 426 litres per square metre, compared with 603 in the same period last ... year. The Marbella treatment plant has collected 322 litres per square metre, compared with 533. The main problem with La Concepción is that it is a small reservoir and since May it has been in a situation of pre-alert. According to the latest reports,



Marbella forced to open reservoir dam twice in a month

Monica PÉREZ marbella

The dam at La Concepción was forced to open its floodgates twice in December to release water after reaching its capacity. The need to empty the reservoir came about after the recent torrential rain in the province and is the first time the event



Malaga province ends the summer with more water than last year


...guaranteed for one year because of the limited capacity of La Concepción reservoir in Marbella. On Monday afternoon in Nerja a heavy downpour of rain and hail took residents and tourists by surprise. Some premises and basements were flooded.



Mystery of naked reservoir couple that met a violent death while out kayaking


Two bodies found in the water of a reservoir in Girona province this week are believed to be those of a young couple who disappeared in late August. The couple, named only as Marc (23) and Paula (21) from Barcelona province, had set off on 24 ... August on a kayaking trip to the Sudgueda reservoir in the foothills of the Pyrennes. They were reported missing when they failed to return. Initial investigations found their empty car underwater at the end of a ramp, suggesting it was pushed there,



Junta admits that the levels in Costa's reservoirs are “pretty bad”


...reservoirs is “pretty bad.” The Guadalhorce reservoir, which has been on alert since August with levels currently at 44 cubic hectometers, is only one quarter full. Alerts and emergency systems are set by the Andalusian Mediterranean basins' special



The Costa del Sol has ended the peak tourist season with more water than last year

Mónica Pérez

The months when the highest amount of water is used on the western Costa del Sol are over now, and the reservoir levels are higher than they were in September last year. With only a couple of weeks to go before the start of the new hydrological year ... supplies 11 municipalities on the western Costa del Sol, the heavy rain filled it in just 20 days in March, and water had to be released from it on several occasions. The first storms of the season affected most of Malaga province That reservoir was ... than normal consumption over two months in this area) during the three busiest months of the year. Last year at the same time the reservoir contained nearly three cubic hectometres less. Looking back at previous figures from Hidrosur, the average amount



Subtropical fruit growers will see their water cut by 60%

La Axarquía is to be the first area to suffer water restrictions due to the drought situation. Levels in La Viñuela reservoir have fallen significantly, to just 23% of its total capacity with no more than 38 cubic hectometres. After a meeting



Drought draws closer for the Axarquía as reservoir levels drop due to summer demand

agustín peláez

The threat of drought in the Axarquía continues to loom as the area's population increases in the summer months. The Viñuela reservoir is hovering above its minimum levels at 54 square hectometres, but the Axarquía has been on alert for two years ... dropping at that rate would mean the reservoir would reach the 45 threshold by mid-September. The agricultural sector would feel the impact first as restrictions would be put in place, prioritising water for domestic use. The last time a drought was



The Guadalhorce reservoirs are at drought level due to the lack of rain so far this year


Viñuela reservoir, the largest in the province, has been in the same situation since July. The scarce reserves of water are causing concern among the authorities. “If we don't have enough rain to raise the water reserves above 128 cubic hectometres, the ... inland reservoirs are currently at the 117 hm3 level. To be specific, the Guadalhorce reservoir contains about 55 hm3 of water; the Conde del Guadalhorce 24 and Guadalteba 38. There is an additional problem: the water quality diminishes as the levels ... drop, due to increasing salinity in the Guadalhorce. This is because the salt waters of the Meliones stream run into this reservoir, and this causes a major problem for farmers as it means the water cannot be used to irrigate crops such as avocados. A



Costa dam opened for third time after rain


It had not rained for days, but La Concepción reservoir, behind Marbella, was judged to be over capacity on Monday. Officials there opened up the dam to release some of the water stored inside into the nearby sea. Mid-morning on Monday the reservoir ... reached 102 per cent of its technical capacity, but by 6pm it had fallen back to 99.98 per cent. This is the third time this year that staff at the facility have had to release excess water from the reservoir. In the most recent purge, over 20 cubic ... where there is also enough water in the dam to operate it as normal”. La Concepción reservoir supplies the western Costa del Sol but the infrastructure in the area has been criticised as the reservoir is relatively small and fills up quickly, meaning



Junta says there won't be a drought order until autumn at least

M. D. TORTOSA / A. PELÁEZ place for the rest of this hydraulic year. However Fiscal gave assurances that there would be enough water for two years of domestic use as long as the situation “does not get worse”. La Concepción reservoir in Sierra de las Nieves near Marbella ... stands at 89 per cent full, while the Limonero reservoir north of Malaga city is at 50.29 per cent capacity and with enough water for two years. The Campo de Gibraltar reservoircurrently has 41.6 cubic hectometres with enough water to supply the area ... for two years, while La Viñuela has risen from 35.5 to 54.7 cubic hecometres. Meanwhile major infrastructural works to guarantee the area's long term water supply remain on hold. These include a new channel to take water from the Iznájar reservoir to



The reservoirs have enough water for two years but better infrastructure is badly needed


...last year (when the situation was almost identical to this year), at 1.5hm3 in April and 2hm3 in May. There will be another meeting at the end of May to see how much water the reservoir contains and decide on irrigation in the summer. In any case, there ... have doubled their water content, and now contain 227 hm3. Paradoxes of La Concepción That is one aspect. The other is that, once again, the situation has highlighted the lack of hydraulic infrastructure in the province. La Concepción reservoir ... populated areas of Spain. As a backup, Marbella also has a sea water desalination plant which is mainly used when demand is at its peak in the summer. The second paradox is that the reservoir is very small compared with the basin which it supplies and is



Río Chíllar to Viñuela pipe criticism

E. C.

Subtropical fruit producers have criticised the Nerja business association AEN for insinuating that growers are against plans to redirect water from the River Chíllar to the Viñuela reservoir in times of drought. “I think it's an unhelpful position



High water demand over the summer may mean restrictions are put in place in October

...reservoirs alone. Figures 238 cubic hectometres was the volume of water stored in reservoirs in Malaga province in August, 35 fewer than a year ago. 42 hm3 is the amount of water in La Concepción reservoir, which supplies the Costa del Sol. ... 129 hm3 is the total volume of water in the Guadalhorce reservoir system (Guadalteba, 42; Guadalhorce, 59, and Conde del Guadalhorce, 28). 46 hm3 is the amount of water in La Viñuela, and fears began in July that it could dry up. The huge ... Estepona, Casares and Manilva used about 1.5 hm3 per week in peak season (approximately 6.5 hm3 in August). The CEO of Acosol, Manuel Cardeña, says that about half of the water supplied to the Costa del Sol has come from La Concepción reservoir, which



Forty per cent of the western Costa's water supply comes from the desalination plant

Nieves Castro

The Costa del Sol's desalination plant, which backs upthe local water supply by making sea water suitable for human consumption, is running at full capacity due to the low reservoir levels. 2019 was the driest year in Malaga province since ... that converts reservoir water into drinking water and the rest comes from underwater reserves in Fuengirola or is pumped in from the Campo de Gibraltar. The desalination plant has a capacity to convert 42 million litres of water a day, enough to fill