Worries grow over Galasa

The Galasa offices in Vera, which could close if the water company goes bankrupt next month

By David Jackson

The Socialist PSOE party has warned that councils will collapse if state-owned water company Galasa goes bankrupt in December.

Andalusian MP Juan Antonio Lorenzo (PSOE) said: “If the provincial council cannot avoid the dissolution of this company next month, it will be saddled with a €21-million debt, and local councils a further €20 million. This will blow their budgets out of the water.”

Workers at the company have announced a two-day strike at the end of the month if the council does not guarantee their jobs.

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