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Sucked dry: How water theft to irrigate farmland is draining Spain’s precious wetlands and causing irreversible ecological damage

Environmentalists have sounded a harsh warning over illegal water extraction that is threatening to drain Spain’s wetland reserves and cause irreversible ecological damage.

EU to help fund €1.2 billion conservation project saving agriculture in Spain’s Valencia Region

SAFEGUARDING economic sustainability and water supplies in the Valencian region is to cost 1.2 BILLION euros, with the help of the EU. A new Valencian...

Spain arrests 107 people for illegally extracting water from wells

THE Guardia Civil have arrested 107 people for the illegal extraction of water.

Spain’s tap water among Europe’s most DANGEROUS, study finds, increasing risk of bladder cancer

SPAIN is one of the countries in Europe with the most dangerous tap water, it has been revealed.

WATCH: Film reveals Spain’s secret chemical POISONING of natural water sources along Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, in Balearic...

Police have carried 1028 inspections after 101 environmental incidents were reported, including 25 ‘illegal spills’ of chemicals

NEW law in Spain’s Andalucia allows 300,000 illegal homes AFO status, granting expats water and electricity access

The development will allow some of the many expats, who were duped into buying what they thought was a normal home, connection to water or electricity

Tourist rescued after spending TWO days trapped in Costa del Sol cave without food or water

The 23-year-old man was on holiday in Mijas when he got lost hiking in the Rancho de la Paz area

EU STINK!: Andalucia to blame for Spain’s sewage treatment problem as country handed €12 million fine

SPAIN has been fined €12 million by the EU for failing to deal with its sewage water properly - and the majority of offending...

Aguas Channeled brothers avoid sentencing after paying back €3 million

THE FOUR brothers who run Alcudia's Aguas Channeled water company have been absolved of 'their' tax crimes after paying more than €3 million in...

Protests held over contaminated ‘brown water’ on Mallorca beach

A GROUP of neighbours has protested over contamination of one of the island’s most popular bathing spots. Dozens held up placards to demand action after...

Airports in Spain to reduce price of bottled water following angry customer complaints

Bottled water will be capped at €1 and has already been implemented at seven airports

WINTER IS COMING: So you better wrap up or face the cold

It even snowed on the beach in Barcelona and I’m surprised that Carles Puigdemont didn’t blame that as some sort of underhand tactic by Madrid, ‘freezing out’ an independent Catalunya.

REVEALED: Cities in Spain with the highest water bills, including Marbella and Malaga

THE cities with the highest water bills have been revealed in a new nation-wide study.  The price of water in Spanish municipalities, provincial capitals, autonomous...

Malaga ‘floaters’ are 90% air and water and sea water is of ‘excellent quality’, new study finds

YOU may have noticed patches of a brown substance floating in the sea off the coast of Malaga this year and mistaken the creamy-like...

Almost 800 Malaga homes left without water for days after bubbly washing detergent spilled into well supply

RESIDENTS in Malaga have been left foaming after a washing detergent spill has left them without water since Monday. Some 740 homes in Miraflores, El...

Green group urges investigation into potential unlawful water extraction in superintensive olive grove in Almeria

Ecologistas en Accion has urged the Spanish Prosecution Service to investigate the unnamed business, which is currently carrying out suspicious activity in a super intensive olive grove in Sorbas, Almeria

Axarquia’s water company commits to recycling and reducing consumption

They have pledged to improve water purification facilities at La Vinuela reservoir and waste water from the coastal municipalities.

Water wars in Axarquia

Axarquia in a battle with PP for water supply

British expats go six months without water in Malaga village

EXCLUSIVE: The group in Villafranco del Guadalhorce have been given a series of excuses for the shortages that began in February

Kangen water is the latest health-fad to sweep the world

Swapping tap water for its alkaline equivalent, Rob Horgan goes in search of a new lease on life

97-year-old Spanish man invents system to collect water from mist

Tadeo Casañas came up with his plan after his small island of El Hierro in the Canaries went without rain in 1948

Teenagers in Spain need to drink more water

Most adolescents do not meet the European Food Safety Agency’s recommendations

Algeciras families to receive first 100 litres of water for free, mayor says

Families earning less than €967.95 a month will receive 100 free litres of water a day

EXCLUSIVE: Police refuse to probe Costa del Sol squatters stealing expats’ water

The couple alerted police after their water bills sky-rocketed from around €20 per quarter to €469 in July

Spanish government’s green budget to help economic growth in 2016

Two huge projects to improve water quality and infrastructure will cost around €750 million

EXCLUSIVE: Up to 100 left without water in the Axarquia

Thirsty expats call on town halls after hundreds are left for weeks without water




Family in Spain stunned to discover genuine Van Dyck painting worth up to €13million had been hanging on their...

A SPANISH family were stunned to find a family heirloom was a genuine work by Baroque master painter, Anthony Van Dyck.  The painting, ‘Presentation of...


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