Costa water woes deepen

Drought looms as reservoirs drop below 40% of capacity

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The La Viñuela reservoir this week, at 28% of capacity (Photo: Meteo Málaga)

AS SUMMER draws to an end, Málaga is facing growing drought concerns, with the province’s reservoirs currently at a combined 38% of capacity.

As of this week the seven reservoirs hold a total of 236 cubic hectares of water, compared to 267 cubic hectares at the same time last year, a drop of nearly 12%.

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