The City of Totana is pleased that the demands of farmers and users of the Community of Irrigators of our municipality have been met, even only in part, for the next three months by responding to the most urgent requests after the mobilizations promoted. weeks ago. The Official State Gazette (BOE) today published the order of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food and Environment of last day3 by which authorizes the transfer of 60 cubic hectometres of water in three months, at a rate of 20 per month, to through the aqueduct Tajo-Segura.La resolution indicates that the reservoirs of the Tajo head, Entrepeñas (Guadalajara) and Buendía (Cuenca), are in level 3, exceptional hydrological situations, and that on April 1 both accumulated a total of 463 cubic hectometres (Hm3). The exceptional hydrological situation establishes that the authorization of transfers in this level 3 corresponds to the Ministry that
nga attributed the powers in matters of water, previous report of the Central Commission of Exploitation of the Aqueduct Tajo-Segura.Por therefore, in this situation of level 3, the Ministry of Environment has authorized, of discretionary and motivated, of a volume monthly up to 20 hm3 / month for April, May and June.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment has authorized this week a transfer of 20 cubic hectometres (Hm3) of water for the month of April, through the Tajo-Segura aqueduct, to meet the water needs of the catchments.
This volume guarantees all the water supplies of the ceding basin, as well as the supply of 2.5 million people from the provinces of Murcia, Alicante and Almeria.
Transfers have also been authorized for the months of May and June, of 20 Hm3 of water each month, destined to attend the needs of the receiving basins, although at the beginning of each month the evolution of the hydrological conjuncture will be reviewed for, in its case, adopt the appropriate measures.
Consequently, if during the months of May and June there is a change in the existing situation (level 3), the Central Exploitation Commission would be convened to review the agreements adopted.
From the Consistory totanero is expected that the environmental situation can improve in the coming weeks and this authorization is normalized with continuity over time.