Junta admits raw sewage leak days before beach closure

The regional government has backtracked on earlier claims and quietly admitted it knew the local water company was pumping raw sewage into the sea just days before an outbreak of toxic algae forced beaches to close this summer. The environment ministry now says that on June 13 a break in the main sewage pipe to the Villaricos treatment plant forced Galasa to pump 216.000 litres of untreated sewage straight into the Villaricos sea over 46 Continue reading Junta admits raw sewage leak days before beach closure