“European bazooka” to be aimed at water efficiency in Algarve

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 17-02-2021 10:00:00 · 0 Comments

Recovery Plan sees €200m for desalination and connection to the Guadiana

The Government will allocate 200 million euros from Portugal's Recovery and Resilience Plan (PRR), financed by the so-called “European bazooka”, for projects to improve water efficiency and adapt to drought in the Algarve. These projects will include desalination and the transfer of water from the Guadiana to the Odeleite dam. The plan was put up for public consultation yesterday; the investment results "from the foundations of the Regional Water Efficiency Plan of the Algarve (PREH)", presented in September last year.

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