The new desalination plant in Balerma has started producing clean drinking water. It is capable of producing 30 billion litres of water a year, sufficient for 300.000 people within its catchment area, as well as 8000 hectares of farmland. Vicar, El Ejido and Roquetas del Mar will all start to receive the new water this week. However, it can only run at 30% of its full capacity as a new electricty substation has yet to Continue reading Balerma desalination plant
A swimmer in the waters off balerma, just past Almeria city, was attacked today by a shark. He is in Almeria hospital with a severe for injury. The beaches in the area have been closed while the risk is being assessed according to locals. Civil protection have yet to comment on the incident. More here.