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Making Provisions

By Martin Myall

The Presa de Rules might be on hold but farmers in El Valle de Río Verde got cracking and knocked up a reservoir big enough to drown a whale in. »

Lake Viñuela Flooding

By Martin Myall

The village of El Trapiche in the Axarquia was swamped last night when the main pipe supplying water to nearby municipalities burst on Viñuela Reservoir. »

A Weekend of Numerous Drownings

By Martin Myall

A total of seven people drowned in separate incidents this weekend past in Madrid (2), Mallorca (2), Córdoba, Gran Canaria and Barcelona. »

Rules Goes Hydro-Electric

By Hugh MacArthur

The Junta de Andalucia has awarded a contract for the installation of a hyrdo-electric plant in Rules Dam. »

Controversial Floodgate Operation

By Martin Myall

The river that runs through Granada, Río Genil, burst its banks, cutting access the nearby town of Valderrubio and swamping farmland. »

Reader’s Letter: Rules

By Gazette Reader

In your June edition (Vol 13 No.: 6) you have an article on the dam north of Motril, on the road to the city of Granada. »

Getting Low on Water?

By Hugh MacArthur

The reservoirs in the province of Granada could do with some decent rainfall. Whilst they're not in danger of drying up, they are at a 5-year low. »

Rules Bridge Completed

By Vivienne Hughes

The first roadworks on the bridge over the Rules Reservoir was in October 2013, shortly after it was discovered that the Granada end was sinking. The lower-than-normal water level had revealed the defect. »

A Walk along Río Cacín

By Martin Myall

Fifty walkers from the Almuñécar Hiking Club enjoyed a stroll between Bermejales Reservoir and Cacín, starting below the dam. »

Pantano Museum

By Vanessa Bosch

Many foreigners living on the Costa Tropical know El Pantano de Bermajeles as simply, The Lake, even though, as its Spanish name suggests, it is a reservoir. The dam itself is impressive, offering spreading views across the water, and the old installations looking rather like an abandoned army base provide an interesting walk. »

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