Promote a manifest by the water to give solution “final” drought

Cenajo reservoir. © Nacho Garcia 6/9/2017

Cenajo reservoir.

Irrigators in the provinces of Murcia, Alicante and Almeria have promoted a Levantine evidenced by water, which it was signed Tuesday by President of the Region of Murcia, Fernando López Miras, They are requiring the adoption of solutions “FINAL” against drought as, for example, the development of new transfers with basin water surplus to structural deficit.

During the event, President of the regional government have considered “must set a date” agreement on water, that “It must be as soon as possible and have to collect solutions to the water shortage in Spain”, so his opinion, the manifesto should be extended to other territories “with water deficit”.

Among the solutions the manifesto targeted by López Miras are the more flexible the rules with regard to the transfer of water rights; as well as boosting measures “further modernize irrigation systems and introducing new techniques for purification and reuse of water”.

In the same way, has said other “solutions” as, for example, “maximize the resources we already have” the “continue investing in desalination”, because it is a “own resource does not depend on others”. It has also considered “essential” there “new transfers, of course”, as “there will be surplus basins that may be transferors, respecting environmental sustainability”.

The president has shown its support for the demonstration called by the Union of Irrigation Aqueduct Tajo-Segura the 7 March in order to distribute fruit, vegetables and vegetables in the center of Madrid and thus raise awareness of the importance of food sector and use “efficient” which makes water.