In Portugal, a severe drought prompted the government to ration water

In Portugal, a severe drought prompted the government to ration water

In the grip of a severe drought, Portugal was forced to ration water in the south of the country.

Algarve South tourist area Portugalfacing a severe dehydration. The Portuguese government decided to ration water on the country’s southern coast.

Reduce groundwater use by 15%.

The Portuguese executive also announced the creation of a “working group” dedicated to water resources in the country AlgarveComposed of members of the Portuguese Environment Agency (APA) and the Directorate General of Agriculture. Its role will be to review water withdrawal permits in the area.

In particular, it will have to identify licenses that can be revoked, with the aim of reducing the use of water from groundwater in the Algarve region by 15%, as emphasized by Mr. Cordero.

Drought management committee meeting

“In the Odeleite and Beliche dams, water use for agriculture and golf courses will be reduced by 20%,” Portuguese Environment Minister Duarte Cordeiro told the results of the Drought Management Committee meeting on Thursday 1.any June.

In the event that water reuse systems are in place in parks and golf courses, this reduction will be increased to 50%.

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