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Portugal to Curb Water Use in South as Drought Bites

Via Terra Daily, a report on Portugal’s water crisis: The Portuguese government said Wednesday that it would impose water restrictions in the southern region of Algarve, which has been in the grip of intense drought for the past several months. Urban residents will have water supplies cut by 15 percent while agricultural users will face […]

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Spain Looking To Transfer Water From Portugal

Via The Portugal News, report that Spain is looking to transfer water from Portugal: The regional president of Andalusia, Juan Manuel Moreno, has defended that water transfer could be a solution to combat the impact of drought and added that he is working with Portugal in this regard. Moreno’s office is finalising a project that […]

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Spain and Portugal Suffering Driest Climate For 1,200 Years

Via The Guardian, an article on the drought affecting Spain and Portugal: Spain andĀ PortugalĀ are suffering their driest climate for at least 1,200 years, according to research, with severe implications for both food production and tourism. Most rain on the Iberian peninsula falls in winter as wet, low-pressure systems blow in from the Atlantic. But a […]

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