At the request of the City Council of Puerto Lumbreras, the Segura Hydrographic Confederation has carried out works of installation of embankments and reinforcement of slopes, among others, to guarantee the safety of the neighbors before future floods
Friday, January 7, 2019. The Segura Hydrographic Confederation (CHS), under the Ministry for Ecological Transition, has carried out work to fix the Rambla del Murciano in Puerto Lumbreras, at the request of the municipal council.
The objective from the City Council was to carry out a set of actions in it, with the aim of preventing future floods from affecting the homes of the area and the urban center of La Estación-Esparragal, and guaranteeing the safety of the neighbors in The banks of the Rambla.
Actions required after the damage that DANA caused on the Rambla del Murciano last September.
Specifically, these works have been the conditioning and installation of breakwaters in the riverbed, slope reinforcement to prevent water overflows, and removal of obstacles, cleaning and drainage of the boardwalk so that the channel returns to its original state.
The district councilor, Francisco Gázquez, explained that "the work done is essential to ensure the safety of the neighbors on the banks of the waterfront in torrential rains, as well as avoid damage to neighboring farms."
Actions that will also take place these days on the Rambla de Vilerda, which was also affected by the latest torrential rains.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Puerto Lumbreras