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By Martin Myall

The new, conservative Provincial Delegate for Agriculture, Carmen Crespo, is energetically back peddling over her remarks concerning water transfers from Rules . »

Hands Off Rules Water!

By Hugh MacArthur

Although the distribution system for the Rules Reservoir doesn't exist yet, every once in a while rumours begin about the water going to Almería. »

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. »

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. »

Angler Electrocuted

By Hugh MacArthur

A 40-year-old angler died from electrocution as he fished in the La Vega del Jabaón reservoir in the province of Ciudad Real (Castilla-La Mancha). »

Zebra Mussel Invasion in the Bermejales Reservoir

By Louise Powell

This type of fresh-water mussel first appeared in the Pantano de Bermejales in 2009, when an adult specimen was found there. Now, five years on, parts of the shoreline have clusters of them scattered all over the place. »

Hiking North of Granada

By Martin Myall

Over 50 hikers had a fantastic day out, thanks to perfect weather and a great route. Let's face it; this time of year is best for walking. »

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. »

Granada Autovia to be Temporarily Closed

By Martin Myall

Not only is there to be no coastal autovia (A-7) this year or next, but come September, the province will lose the Granada-coast autovia (A-44) »

Drowned Memories

By Duncan Inglis

here’s something lugubrious about burial at sea, which is how you might describe what happened to two small pueblos in the Lecrin Valley when three dams were erected twenty odd years ago »

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