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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 ... 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.

11:53

Local

Bacteria stops bathers on an Estepona beach

C. MÁRQUEZ.

...says its has traced the source of the bacteria to a faulty sewage outlet at a private property which will now be repaired by the owner.

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

11:33

Local

2022 target set to end dumping of raw sewage in Guadalhorce

F. JIMÉNEZ / F. TORRES

The new regional government is doing its best to be seen to be moving faster than its PSOE predecessor on the issue of sewage being dumped into the Guadalhorce river. The Junta de Andalucía is responsible for spending a water treatment levy added

12:18

Local

Current and former mayors to give evidence in sewage treatment case

EUGENIO CABEZAS

...with those of Coín and Alhaurín el Grande, for not treating sewage before discharging it into the sea or rivers, which the action group claims breaches a European Union directive on water sanitation in municipalities with populations above 15,000. ... 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 ... local businessman, Jorge Naváez, who owns a business on Burriana beach, has also repeatedly reported the authorities for the lack of water treatment as he claims raw sewage is tipped into a stream which passes his establishment before going into the sea.

10:58

Local

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

francisco jiménez

The new Guadalhorce valley sewage works, which will treat the wastewater from Álora, Pizarra and Coín, is now operative after two years of works. Located within the municipal boundary of Pizarra, in the area known as La Aljaima where the Río Grande ... plant to prevent untreated sewage ending up in the river Guadalhorce and 12 years since the construction contract was awarded. Additional funding confirmed to finish work on Nerja plant It was first thought that the plant would also include ... current sewage works. This project is still on the drawing board and is not expected to be in operation until 2022, ten years after the first plans were put on the table. The delay of the Malaga plant also took its toll on the Guadalhorce works. While

10:57

Local

Junta boss: sewage gives shameful impression of Costa

SUR

The new Junta de Andalucía president, Juanma Moreno, was critical of the previous regional administration's behaviour over the dumping of sewage this week. On a visit to the Guadalhorce area on Monday, he said it was "shameful" the image that was ... being portrayed of the beaches of the Costa del Sol, referring especially to Nerja, and promised to speed up plans to bring missing treatment plants into service. It has emerged that the pipe taking raw sewage out to sea at Torrecilla beach, Nerja, has

10:54

Local

Inquiry ramps up into raw sewage illegally dumped in the sea or rivers by town councils

JUAN CANO / FERNANDO TORRES / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

The minister for the Interior has confirmed that a judge has now taken over the investigation into some members, past and present, of two local councils and the dumping of untreated sewage in nearby waterways or the sea. Fernando Grande-Marlaska, ... sewage outlet on the seabed.SUR WHAT THE MINISTER AND MAYORS SAID Fernando Grande-Marlaska, Minister of the Interior: "It's early days and we'll see what the outcome is" José A. Armijo, former mayor of Nerja: "Nerja town hall met its obligation in ... 2002 by handing over the land to the Junta and the Ministry for a treatment plant that isn't in service yet" Fernando Fernández-Tapia, Former PP mayor of Coín: "In 2010 the Junta promised 47 sewage treatment plants paid for by the water-bill levy.

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

10:54

Local

Coín has dumped enough polluted water to fill a reservoir, inquiry says

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

The investigation into the dumping of sewage and polluted water by town councils in Coín and Nerja continues to throw up some eye-watering data, showing just how much untreated waste is allowed to flow into the Guadalhorce basin or the ... polluted water to flow into its local rivers to fill the equivalent capacity of Malaga city's El Limonero reservoir. Junta boss: sewage gives shameful impression of Costa Eleven former and current local politicians and officials have been quizzed by ... police as part of the inquiry that has now been moved up a level to an investigating judge. Town councils are responsible for correctly handling sewage from homes and businesses. But the officials, including mayors and former mayors, strongly deny any

11:18

Local

Nerja seabed is covered with nine tonnes of used wet wipes

JUAN CANO / ÁLVARO FRÍAS

...build-up of nine tonnes of the small disposable towels. RELATED NEWS Inquiry ramps up into raw sewage illegally dumped in the sea or rivers by town councils So far 16 former and current public officials in Nerja and Coín have been questioned as ... part of the investigation into "serious irregularities" in the dumping of untreated sewage in waterways and out at sea. They reported back on a sort of "crust" that forms over the residue from the pipe, hugging its mouthIn Nerja, three outflow pipes ... pump effluent into the sea. One is only in water two metres deep and close to a protected natural area; it can be seen from any boat or kayak. The others, offshore from Burriana and Torrecilla beach, end about a kilometre out and the raw sewage flows in

14:39

Local

Sewage connection for rural properties

Ivan Gelibter

...representatives of La Alquería and Mijas La Nueva to tell them that the town hall is trying to find a solution within town planning laws so that within three years the areas which lack mains drainage at present will be connected to the sewage system. The scheme

14:39

Local

Fire brigade divers search for sewage leaks that pollute Marbella beaches

Mónica Pérez

Complaints from several residents about large quantities of sewage floating in the sea water at specific points along the Marbella coastline raised the alarm earlier this month. After technical checks ruled out a breakdown in the system, ... CEO of Acosol, Manuel Cardeña, pointed out. "We are trying to detect the source of the leakage, which could come from a pipe that is not connected to the main sewerage and is tipping [sewage] directly into the sea," he said. The councillor added ... said that they were working in conjunction with lifeguards on the beaches who report the presence of sewage in the water so they can "act directly at that specific point". The joint operation will also enable the local authority to draw up a general

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

11:36

Local

The Junta says it has been making "major efforts" to improve the sewage facilities

FERNANDO TORRES

The president of the Junta de Andalucía, Susana Diaz, said this week that the regional government had made major efforts in terms of sewage treatment, because the previous Partido Popular government had failed to meet its responsibilities. She said ... she was also convinced that now, following the fine from the EU, the new government would "set to work" to complete all the outstanding sewage plants. José Fiscal, the Junta's Minister of the Environment and Land Regulation, also referred to the fine ... at a press conference about the works on a new sewage plant in Villanueva del Trabuco. "About 92 per cent of people in Malaga live in places which do treat their sewage, and the others are taking action. The matter hasn't been forgotten and it

11:34

Local

Spain fined 12 million euros for the lack of sewage treatment facilities, including in Malaga province

FERNANDO TORRES

The province still has a long way to go in terms of adequate sewage treatment, and the European Court of Justice has just made this very clear by fining Spain 12 million euros for failing to comply with EU regulations. The decision included Coín, ... local councils are obliged to provide adequate sewage treatment facilities, but the financial circumstances of small town halls has meant that the matter has normally become the responsibility of the relevant regional governments (in most cases) or the ... government if the treatment plant is considered a matter of General Interest to the State. In the case of Andalucía, since 2011 every household has been paying an Improvement Charge, a tax included in the water bills to pay for the works to improve sewage

11:03

Local

Foreign residents make up one third of sewage treatment plant protesters

Eugenio Cabezas

More than 700 people participated in last Saturday's protest through the streets of Nerja over the ongoing delays to the town's sewage treatment plant, according to local police sources. Around one third of those who turned out were foreign ... the party added that Spain's central government had “shown its firm and decisive will to restart the work with a view to completing the project soon.” Nerja is the only large town in Malaga province not to have its own sewage treatment plant and the

10:31

Gibraltar

Gibraltar's first sewage plant is due to open in 2020

Debbie Bartlett

An important step forward was taken towards Gibraltar's first sewage treatment plant this week, with the announcement that the government has awarded an Advanced Works Contract to a joint venture company formed by NWG Commercial Services Limited ... (Northumbrian Water) and Modern Water. The company will carry out the design and survey work which is required for final planning and environmental approvals and will also carry out preliminary site works for the treatment of sewage in Gibraltar. Once ... these are completed, work can begin on the overall project, which will not only treat the whole of Gibraltar's sewage but also handle storm flows. Modern Water will be responsible for the design and build portion of the contract. Once that phase of

12:45

Local

Wet wipes are causing big problems for the sewage treatment system

francisco Jiménez

Cotton buds, tampons, condoms, bits of food, used oil, nappies... people throw a wide variety of things down the lavatory, but what is causing the biggest headaches for the people who look after our sewage pipes are wet wipes; originally designed to ... pools of sewage coming from the drains and flowing into the rivers, streams or directly into the sea, because the equipment just can't cope. “It doesn't matter how much we invest in technology to try to filter wet wipes, or how many awareness ... It is not easy to put a figure on this extra pressure on human and technical resources, not to mention the environmental damage caused, but the AEAS Spanish Water Supply and Sewage Association calculates that when people throw rubbish down the toilet

17:23

Local

Costa councils urged to use water from sewage works on parks and streets

Mónica Pérez

The company responsible for water distribution on the western Costa del Sol is seeking the agreement of local councils for them to use treated water from sewage works to water their parks and gardens and to wash the streets. Acosol, a publicly ... The company says that currently two thirds of the water that is treated in sewage plants is then pumped straight into the sea while the rest is used to water the area's golf courses - in all 45 courses are kept green this way. It adds that some 30

10:55

Local

Residents film as broken pipe spills raw sewage into sea

Eugenio Cabezas NERJA

A 20cm by 20cm hole in one of the two pipes that takes raw sewage into the sea off Nerja's coast was spotted and subsequently filmed by residents in the town last Thursday. The hole, 400 metres from the seashore between the El Chucho and Torrecilla ... beach, spewed vast amounts of sewage into the sea and was clearly visible from the Balcón de Europa. The incident happened among growing concerns over the town's unfinished waste water plant.

20:02

Local

"The sea will regenerate if we give it some breathing space"

MATÍAS STUBER

...concentrate on plastic, we are losing a golden opportunity to act on the problem of marine contamination which is a much bigger one than plastic. -What exactly do you mean by marine contamination? Sewage being released into the sea, for example? -I'm

11:33

Local

A bad habit that is good for drain-cleaning companies

Francisco JIMÉNEZ

Desatoros Malaga, describes perfectly the situation caused by people throwing wet wipes down the lavatory: plenty of work for the drain-cleaning companies, but a major headache for sewage companies. “The problem, apart from them not decomposing, is that

10:49

Local

Body found with gunshot wounds on city outskirts

F. TORRES

A body was found with gunshot wounds on Sunday by the sewage treatment works on the Guadalhorce industrial estate, near Malaga airport. The discovery was made shortly before 1pm and the male victim was removed for autopsy. The investigation

20:57

Local

Green light finally given for two new sewage plants in Malaga

francisco jiménez

After being paralysed for a decade the green light has finally been given to two important sewage plant projects in Malaga province, which will mean that the river which flows through the Guadalhorce region will no longer be a type of sink into ... which the untreated sewage generated by 100,000 inhabitants of the area is poured. Despite the long delays and institutional wrangling, it is a very positive sign that there is finally some progress on the Bajo Guadalhorce plant (which will serve

13:37

Local

Nerja illegal rubbish dump probe reveals further malpractice

Eugenio Cabezas NERJA

More than a week since SUR first published the revelations over public figures’ involvement in an illegal landfill site in Nerja, the accusations and developments continue, with around 40 people under suspicion. SUR has had access to a document tha

10:12

Local

Spain may be fined millions for long delays in providing adequate sewage treatment

Francisco Jiménez

Delays in guaranteeing adequate sewage treatment could end up costing the authorities a great deal, not only because of the effects on the environment and the repercussion in the tourist industry of the Costa del Sol, but also in financial terms. ... Flushed away? 145 million euros raised but only 11 million estimated to have been spent It was on 26 October 2010 that the Junta de Andalucía approved an ambitious plan to ensure that all sewage in the region is properly treated and none is released into ... the sea. The plan involved 300 works at a cost of 1.76 billion euros, of which 390.1 million would be spent in Malaga province, on about 50 different projects but especially eliminating black spots such as the Guadalhorce river (into which sewage

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

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

12:24

Local

Organisations and local residents discuss 'Brick Beach' project plans

Eugenio Cabezas

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

12:02

Gibraltar

A look back at the Gibraltar news in 2018

Debbie Bartlett

...meeting was described as "positive and constructive". February First sewage plant contract It was announced that the contract had been awarded for Gibraltar's first sewage plant, which is due to come into operation in 2020. It is a very complex ... project, because the lavatories in Gibraltar are flushed with sea water and special bacteria are therefore needed which can survive in sea water and break down the sewage. In the past, the EU has criticised Gibraltar for its almost 'historic 'sewage system.