The public water company Acosol, dependent on the Commonwealth of Municipalities of the Western Costa del Sol, works together with the municipalities to activate water saving measures in order to reduce demand by at least 10%, due to the severe shortage situation declared in the region according to the volume stored by the La Concepción dam, as reported by the company on Thursday.

Thus, they have stressed that the measures will be adopted based on the special drought plan among which he has highlighted the maximum use of reclaimed water for golf courses, the limitation of the use of potable water in irrigation and washdowns, having to use other types of resources, as well as a rational use in swimming pools.

From the company they have influenced that “there being no problem of quantity of resource, The objective pursued with all of the above is to end the hydrological year 2022-2023 with levels in the reservoir that allow guaranteeing the quality of the water at the time of maximum consumption”.

In this sense, it should be noted that the desalination plant in Marbella will enter maximum production in the coming days to help guarantee the supply, they have pointed out from Acosol, to which they have added that in the coming weeks meetings will be held with the different municipalities to define the protocols to follow with the use of reclaimed water for flushing and irrigation.

The start of works on the desalination plant in Marbella has been authorized

The Governing Council of the Junta de Andalucía has authorized this week the start of work on the Seawater Desalination Facility (IDAM) in Marbellaonce the Andalusian Executive had already approved its declaration of emergency, being an action that will put an end to the critical situation of this infrastructure due to functional and operational problems.

This performance was declared of interest to the Autonomous Community of Andalusia within the actions carried out to alleviate the effects of the drought, as reported by the Andalusian Government in a statement.

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