The Guadalquivir's water reserve is below the national average
The reservoirs in the Segura basin are at 40% of their capacity. According to data from the Water Commission of the Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura, there are 454 cubic hectometres of the 1,140 that can be stored in the basin"s reservoirs. This figure represents a decrease of six cubic hectometres compared to the previous week of data collection (last week of July).
In August last year, the basin had 516 cubic hectometres at its disposal; this represents a reduction of 62 cubic hectometres in the Segura"s reserves on the same dates.
As for the reservoirs, the Cenajo is the one with the largest amount of water in storage, at 43% of its capacity, followed by La Fuensanta, at 40% of its capacity, and La Pedrera, at 33%.
By provinces, the Guadalquivir"s water reserve is of concern in Córdoba and Jaén, where it stands at 19.08% and 22.59%, respectively. They are followed by Huelva with 25.85% and Granada with 29.24%. Seville retains the largest water reserves, with 42.02%.
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