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Floods & droughts
The water in Spain -Water is a national commodity -The balance of water is negative
Rivers in Spain
-Reservoirs store water from rain. -There are about 1300 reservoirs in Spain. -The overuse of underground water in costal ...
-The recycling of water is scarce.. -Desalination provides water to the driest areas. Foix reservoir Cataluña
Northern Area: Oceanic Climate: ·Mild summers and cold winters.  ·Many precipitations. ·High percentage of flooding.
Central Area: Continental Climate: ·hot summers (Droughts)  ·Cold winters (freeze)
Southern Area: Extreme Mediterranean Climate: ·High desertification.  ·Droughts during almost all the year. ·Similar clima...
Eastern Area: Mediterranean climate: ·Lots of droughts.  ·scars rains. ·Political problems for the repartition of water(tr...
Benidorm <ul><li>It has a microclimate </li></ul><ul><li>It is surrounded by a mountain range that doesn’t allow clouds to...
Anual average : 17,91 Cº
Anual average: 36.6 mm
Water in Benidorm <ul><li>The supply of water comes from the reservoirs. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 21 reservoirs in the ...
Datos en  Hm3
Reservoirs used by Benidorm <ul><li>AMADORIO </li></ul><ul><li>GUADALEST </li></ul>
Possible solutions: <ul><li>Against desertification :  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a reforestation plan for the most affe...
Possible solutions: <ul><li>Against flooding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw maps of risk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(identify the...
A.G.U.A project <ul><li>It means: - A cts for the right mana G ement and good  U ses of w A ter. </li></ul><ul><li>Objecti...
A.G.U.A project <ul><li>1.219 millions have been spent in the “Comunidad Valenciana” with the objective of increasing the ...
 
Before 2007 Before the flooding caused by the “Gota fría”
After October 2007 Destruction of the soccer field   After the flood,
 
 
Fallen cover of the swimming-pool, caused by a “gota fría” storm.
 
Alameda del Valle Madrid
Reservoir of Vilanova Barcelona (Cataluña)
Alameda del Valle Madrid
Getxo (País Vasco)
Calpe-Alicante (Comunidad Valenciana)
Calpe-Alicante (Comunidad Valenciana )
Reservoir of Zamora Castilla y León
Lleida’s Damm Cataluña
Javier Viota Álvaro de Francisco C.I. Lope de Vega Benidorm
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  1. 1. Floods & droughts
  2. 2. The water in Spain -Water is a national commodity -The balance of water is negative
  3. 3. Rivers in Spain
  4. 4. -Reservoirs store water from rain. -There are about 1300 reservoirs in Spain. -The overuse of underground water in costal areas has produced the salination of some water wells. Vilnova reservoir Barcelona (Cataluña)
  5. 5. -The recycling of water is scarce.. -Desalination provides water to the driest areas. Foix reservoir Cataluña
  6. 6. Northern Area: Oceanic Climate: ·Mild summers and cold winters. ·Many precipitations. ·High percentage of flooding.
  7. 7. Central Area: Continental Climate: ·hot summers (Droughts) ·Cold winters (freeze)
  8. 8. Southern Area: Extreme Mediterranean Climate: ·High desertification. ·Droughts during almost all the year. ·Similar climate to Morocco.
  9. 9. Eastern Area: Mediterranean climate: ·Lots of droughts. ·scars rains. ·Political problems for the repartition of water(transfers).
  10. 10. Benidorm <ul><li>It has a microclimate </li></ul><ul><li>It is surrounded by a mountain range that doesn’t allow clouds to come in. </li></ul><ul><li>Sea provides the ideal temperature </li></ul><ul><li>Mild temperatures all year round </li></ul><ul><li>-”Gota fría”: </li></ul><ul><li>-Heavy spontaneous rains in -Autumn and Spring. </li></ul><ul><li>-It causes flooding. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Anual average : 17,91 Cº
  12. 12. Anual average: 36.6 mm
  13. 13. Water in Benidorm <ul><li>The supply of water comes from the reservoirs. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 21 reservoirs in the “Comunidad Valenciana”, and 5 nearby. </li></ul><ul><li>Benidorm uses 2 of them. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Datos en Hm3
  15. 15. Reservoirs used by Benidorm <ul><li>AMADORIO </li></ul><ul><li>GUADALEST </li></ul>
  16. 16. Possible solutions: <ul><li>Against desertification : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a reforestation plan for the most affected areas. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Against droughts : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduce the waste of water per person. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(In Spain, each citizen uses double of water than in any other country in the U.E) </li></ul>
  17. 17. Possible solutions: <ul><li>Against flooding: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Draw maps of risk </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(identify the most affected areas and protect them) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Points to get a succesful management of water: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-Improving the efficiency in using water. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Avoiding water contamination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Sharing water fairly all over the country. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Introducing new recycling technologies. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. A.G.U.A project <ul><li>It means: - A cts for the right mana G ement and good U ses of w A ter. </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives: </li></ul><ul><li>-Improving the management of water and developing its use. </li></ul><ul><li>-Guaranteeing the supply of water and its quality. </li></ul>
  19. 19. A.G.U.A project <ul><li>1.219 millions have been spent in the “Comunidad Valenciana” with the objective of increasing the water resources in 400 cubic hm per year. </li></ul><ul><li>The main aim in our comunity is the building of desalination plants. </li></ul><ul><li>The highest investment in desalination plants has been done in our area, where 8 desalination plants are going to be built. </li></ul>
  20. 21. Before 2007 Before the flooding caused by the “Gota fría”
  21. 22. After October 2007 Destruction of the soccer field After the flood,
  22. 25. Fallen cover of the swimming-pool, caused by a “gota fría” storm.
  23. 27. Alameda del Valle Madrid
  24. 28. Reservoir of Vilanova Barcelona (Cataluña)
  25. 29. Alameda del Valle Madrid
  26. 30. Getxo (País Vasco)
  27. 31. Calpe-Alicante (Comunidad Valenciana)
  28. 32. Calpe-Alicante (Comunidad Valenciana )
  29. 33. Reservoir of Zamora Castilla y León
  30. 34. Lleida’s Damm Cataluña
  31. 35. Javier Viota Álvaro de Francisco C.I. Lope de Vega Benidorm
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