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Spain: VOX is committed to a National Water Plan that guarantees supply and distribution in periods of drought

VOX apuesta por un Plan Nacional del Agua que garantice el abastecimiento y la distribución en períodos de sequía
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Fresh Mango
Fresh Avocado
Spain
Regulation / Agreement
Environmental Issue
Aug 10, 2022
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The VOX Parliamentary Group in the Congress of Deputies has registered a Non-Legal Proposal to promote the adoption of a National Water Plan, thinking, for example, of farmers in areas such as Axarquiamalagueña who have been forced to sacrifice their avocado or mango crops with severe pruning or uprooting of the trees to save the rest of the harvest.
ZARAGOZA, Aug. 10 (EUROPA PRESS) - The VOX Parliamentary Group in the Congress of Deputies has registered a Non-Law Proposal to promote the adoption of a National Water Plan, thinking, for example, of farmers in areas such as Axarquia-Malagueña who have been forced to sacrifice their crops avocados or mango with severe pruning or uprooting to save the rest of the crop. The prolonged absence of rain and the high temperatures of the summer season are causing a serious drought situation in most of Spain with several territories on red alert due to scarcity. From VOX they have pointed out that the water reserve of the Guadiana, Guadalquivir and Guadalete-Barbate basins is less than 26.7%, 25.6% and 29%, respectively; and those of the Tagus and the Segura barely exceed 40%. In addition, in the case of reservoir water, reservoirs and swamps closed the month of July at 37.9%, its lowest level in a decade. In addition, the first measures to limit water consumption have already begun to be ...
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