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News Spain: The Minister Elena Espinosa stressed the need of Royal Decree Law on the drought to make an optimal use of water resources

Elena Espinosa has submitted to the Spanish Congress, the Royal Decree-Law to be validated, by adopting urgent measures to mitigate the damage caused by drought in some river basins. The minister highlighted the three areas of Royal Decree - Law, focusing on emergency measures for managing water resources.

The validation of Royal Decree Law, added Elena Espinosa, and their immediate implementation, will reduce water losses, encouraging the continuation of management strategies, demand management and promote new works of modernization.

The Minister for Environment, Rural and Marine Affairs, Elena Espinosa, spoke recently at the Congress where she has exposed the need for urgent and exceptional measures to mitigate the damage caused by drought in certain watersheds, by Royal Decree - Law of drought, which has been submitted for validation.

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News type Inbrief
File link http://hispagua.cedex.es/documentacion.php?c=detalle&pg=0&localizacion=Noticias%20de%20prensa&id=17254
Source of information Hispagua
Keyword(s) drought
Subject(s) HYDRAULICS - HYDROLOGY , INFRASTRUCTURES , POLICY-WATER POLICY AND WATER MANAGEMENT , RIGHT , RISKS AND CLIMATOLOGY
Relation http://www.emwis.org/countries/fol135532/country824306
Geographical coverage Spain
News date 05/01/2010
Working language(s) ENGLISH
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