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Junta lifts water restrictions on irrigation in the Axarquía

La Viñuela reservoir.
La Viñuela reservoir. / A. P.
  • La Viñuela reservoir has received some 11 cubic hectometres during this recent wet weather spell - an amount that represents more than half of the area's irrigation needs

Following widespread calls from agricultural organisations and producers, the regional government announced on Wednesday that it will lift water restrictions in the Axarquía, which had been in place since November, for the remainder of the hydrological year (until 30 September).

La Viñuela reservoir has received some 11 cubic hectometres during this recent wet weather spell - an amount that represents more than half of the area's irrigation needs throughout the hydrological year (18.8 hm3).