Galasa approves whopping price rise – some towns will see rates double

Galasa, our bankrupt local water company, has had a whopping 32% rise approved for the Levante, whilst in some towns in the Almanzora the rates will double. It comes after a 16% rise in 2009. But socialist towns (PSOE) have said they are planning to refuse to allow the increase, and say that this must be passed by each local council, something the provincial council disputes. Given that the bills come directly from Galasa HQ Continue reading Galasa approves whopping price rise – some towns will see rates double

Don’t drink the water! (Unless you’re thirsty)

Landing back in Spain after a jaunt away, I was surprised to see that Galasa has had its water supply condemned and we’re all drinking contaminated water. I mean, this is news? Been like this since day dot. Anyway, best look it up I thought. The problem stems from the floods last year, which seem to have washed a load of organic crud into the Cuevas dam which is only just starting to work its Continue reading Don’t drink the water! (Unless you’re thirsty)