[CITA] Tagus river at risk of drying up completely

por STEPHEN BURGEN, theguardian.com
14 de agosto de 2017
Climate change, dams and diversion bring Iberian peninsula’s longest river, on which millions depend, to brink of collapse.

Entrepenas reservoir on the Tagus river in Guadalajara, Spain. Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo
10.39 EDT Last modified on Monday 14 August 2017 11.44 EDT

The Tagus river, the longest in the Iberian peninsula, is in danger of drying up completely as Spain once again finds itself in the grip of drought.

Miguel Ángel Sánchez, spokesman of the Platform in Defence of the Tagus, says “the river has collapsed through a combination of climate change, water transfer and the waste Madrid produces.”


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