The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries, Livestock of Sustainable Development, Carmen Crespo, has informed today in response to the PSOE parliamentarian for Malaga, Francisco Conejo, that wells 1, 2 and 3 of the Chillar River, in Nerja, will contribute 5.2 hectometres cubic meters of water for human supply to the Axarquía system, although only in a situation of severe and serious drought.
Crespo has also explained that this year 2020 the Board had allocated 594,332 euros to connect electricity to such wells.
On the other hand, also to questions from Conejo, the counselor has said about the connection works of the drinking water pipeline that connects the western and eastern Costa del Sol that its purpose is to double the transport capacity of the same, since now there is a limitation of transfer due to there are several points of narrowing in the conduction.
"It will increase the water transport capacity without having to go through the Atabal", said Crespo, who explained that it is a project drawn up by the Emasa company and that Acosol, Emasa and the Board of Directors are involved in it. Andalusia.
According to the Minister of Agriculture, the work in question has been awarded at 1,423,113 euros and its execution period is eight months. However, Crespo has not specified during his intervention in the Parliament's Agriculture Committee when the work will begin or when this action will be concluded.