Going Green

Friday, April 4, 2008

Spanish Water Woes

Global water woes are expanding.

Spanish region may ship water to relieve drought

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's northeast Catalonia region will need to import water by ship and train from May to ensure domestic supplies if the current drought persists, the regional government said in a report.

The report, sent to Reuters on Friday, said rainfall in all but one of Catalonia's 15 river basins was below emergency levels for the year so far.

"Forecasts show that...(complete article here).

1 comment:

Amaya said...

Now the government is studying a new idea: a pipe in the median strip of the highway AP-7.
This option will accelerate the diversion of the river Ebro to Barcelona, will prevent cuts in domestic supply.