Archive for WATER
(Agencies) Verdemar-Ecologistas en Acción warned yesterday that the beach in Sotogrande has lost “over one million cubic metres of sand” since last winter, according to the environmentalists’ spokesman Antonio Muñoz, who added that the worst losses are “from the Guadiaro River, passing by El Octógono beach and ending at the one at El Cucurucho.”> Read the rest of this entry »
The Club Marítimo Linense (La Línea Sailing Club) has complained that it is afraid sewage will be drained from the new Alcaidesa, under construction (photo: EuropaSur). According to sources at the club,> Read the rest of this entry »
(Agencies) In its annual report on Spain’s coasts, titled ‘Destruction at All Costs’, the environmental pressure group’s Spanish chapter blasts the state of the coastline of the Campo de Gibraltar. The water and beaches of the area are severely threatened and suffering the effects of pollution, urbanization and infrastructure that have a grave environmental impact.> Read the rest of this entry »
Anybody living in Jimena through a summer and a winter can tell you that the difference between the seasons can be astounding. As we took a walk through the village this morning, we took a picture of the Hozgarganta river bed: dry as a bone. It sometimes floods in the winter… Spain, a land of contrasts.
The Campo de Gibraltar’s water and rubbish collection company. Arcgisa, is offering discounts to large families, pensioners and businesses, which have been available since February. Jimena Council has issued a press release with details about what documentation is needed, and the deadline for applications. The text below is in Spanish, which we will translate if time allows.>