In late November last, Marsh Cuevas del Almanzora contained 21,8 cubic are, 0,4 Unless late October, and 14% less than in the same month last year, As its reserves amounted to 25,4 hectómetros. These reserves represent a 13,5% its storage capacity, according to data from Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning.
En los dos primeros del año hidrológico -octubre y noviembre-, Marsh Cuevas has not received contributions from water basin, while the transfers has received 524.591 cubic meters, almost three times less than in the same period last year. And is that, since the launch in early 2014 new pipeline installed the Junta de Andalucía to replace facilities destroyed by the rains of September 2012, la mayor parte del agua de los trasvases llega directamente a sus destinatarios sin pasar por el pantano, recalls the territorial delegate of Agriculture, Fisheries and Environment, José Manuel Ortiz.
In the first two months of the hydrological year, Marsh sent 1,12 hectometres of water for agricultural irrigation downstream of the dam of Cuevas del Almanzora (3,3 last year), while for urban water supply, in October and November last any amount not allocated, because water from the transfers is taken directly from the new facilities built by the Ministry of Environment and Spatial Planning.