The rain in Spain means transfer falls again

With Catalunya’s reservoirs back above 50% capacity, the Barcelona water transfer scheme has been called off. The cost of shipping in water will hurt government budgets for months to come.

The controversial plan to construct a pipeline to transfer water from the Ebro river to the city of Barcelona has been scrapped only six weeks after the Spanish government approved emergency legislation enabling the project.

The Catalan government decided on 3rd June to ask Madrid to revoke the legislation, after levels in the reservoirs in the Ter- Llobregat basin which supply Barcelona...

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