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2010-01-27 13:06:37

There is some discrepancy among the scientific community as to the situation of reservoirs in Spain, one of the countries with the greatest water stress in Europe. For this purpose, a team of researchers has surveyed experts and has determined which basins in Spain have the most water problems. Given the subjectivity and uncertainty surrounding the assessment of Spanish water basins, scientists from the Facultad de Ciencias Econ³micas y Empresariales (Business School) of the University...

2006-04-04 06:57:42

MADRID (Reuters) - Steady rain has swollen Spain's water reserves further in the past two weeks, Environment Ministry data showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a repeat of last year's severe drought. Reservoirs are now at 58 percent of their capacity, up from 53.8 percent two weeks ago but still some 14 percent below their average level for the past 10 years. Stocks in the driest area -- the Segura basin in the southeast -- are only 17 percent full and farmers in that and other...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.