Government considering use of sea water to supply Algarve

in News · 04-02-2020 11:09:00 · 5 Comments

Portugal’s Government is reportedly considering the use of sea water to supply the Algarve and attenuate the effects of drought

Environment and Transport Minister João Matos Fernandes said he wants a new Hydro-Efficiency plan for the Algarve and Alentejo regions to be ready by March. This includes a desalination plan to supply the drought-affected southern regions.


Porto Santo , Madeira's sister island has a water shortage. Solution ? They have a desalination plant to supply the island's needs.

I was in Israel just before Xmas. Same problem. Same solution.

By Michael from UK on 05-02-2020 08:07

Check in Netflix about Singapore city of future they show the way they doing for many years to irrigate the vegetables in the city's

By Rui Pereira from UK on 05-02-2020 06:57

Jessica Pereira, I don't think Portugal's claiming to have been first at "the party," but certainly a first for Portugal.

By Angela from USA on 05-02-2020 04:15

Where is all the brine going to be dumped? Not good to pump into the ocean. Check where the brine goes! It is what is left over from desalination process.

By Benjamin Hudson from Algarve on 05-02-2020 12:15

Bit late to the party
Israel have been doing this for years

By Jessica Pereira from UK on 04-02-2020 09:55
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