After a video conference between the Central Government, the Junta and Mancomunidad, Madrid announced 50 million for the irrigation pipeline to the coast.
Around a thousand people turned out for the Rules Dam protest on the Plaza de la Coronación in Motril yesterday; the first of several planned.
The proximity of the General Elections has become even more apparent with an the announcement by the governing party concerning Rules Dam.
We’re in a drought with not a drop of rain and seawater is threatening to seep into irrigation wells near the coast – farmers aren’t happy.
Well over a hundred farmers belonging to the various irrigation associations in Almuñécar turned out to protest in the Town Hall Square. Some sources put the turn out as “several hundred.”
Despite today’s drizzle, we are in the middle of a drought, thanks to total lack of rain during the Autumn, following a longer-than-normal summer.