Etiqueta 'Drought'
Vladimir Putin


Mallorca's person of the week: Vladimir Putin

Plus - cheers for Balearic tourism competitiveness and boos for drought.

Monitor27/02/2022 09:00


Reservoir capacity is very low again

The reservoirs are currently back down to 33% of their capacity, having been at 100% earlier this year.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter03/11/2017 00:00


Drought and heat waves the greatest threats from climate change

Increased risks of flooding and from a rising sea level, but drought and heat are thought to be the greatest threats.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/10/2017 00:00


Over one hundred wildfires in the Balearics in 2016

The largest fire in Majorca was in August at Ses Comunes in Petra (45 hectares; 111 acres).

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter28/01/2017 00:00


The wettest Majorca December on record

The heavy rain of the past week has brought about a dramatic improvement to water resources, and one Tramuntana municipality to benefit is Valldemossa.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/12/2016 00:00


Water situation improves thanks to recent rain

Majorca's drought status has been downgraded to pre-alert. Plenty more rain is needed.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter05/12/2016 00:00


Drought plan to put onus on town halls to have reserve water supply

Among measures in the government's drought plan is the increased use of recycled water for agriculture and golf courses.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter17/11/2016 00:00


Ufanes springs phenomenon affected by lack of rain

The Ufanes springs have broken out on average thirty times in recent years, but last winter there were only five occasions.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/11/2016 00:00


Satisfaction with forest fire management given drought conditions

There were 105 forest and natural area fires in the Balearics up to 15 October.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter04/11/2016 00:00


Reservoirs topped up by rain but levels remain low

There has been rain but it hasn't been falling in great abundance in the area of the reservoirs.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter13/10/2016 00:00


How Tramuntana towns have been coping with the water shortage

Although the municipalities were not on the recent "drought alert" list, they have been experiencing problems.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter23/09/2016 00:00


Driest summer in the Balearics for thirty years

This has been the driest summer in the Balearics since 1985 and the fourth driest since 1952.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter21/09/2016 00:00


High consumers of Palma's water will pay more

The Emaya president, Neus Truyol, has not yet outlined what the increased rates will be for high domestic and business consumers.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter15/09/2016 00:00


Mancor without water overnight and for some of the day

Since Saturday there has been a restriction leaving the whole village without water from eleven at night until eight in the morning.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter14/09/2016 00:00


Water crisis, tourism awards and fraud: the week in Majorca

The water shortage sounded ever more serious and tourism was being blamed for it. Sustainability was receiving prizes. Fraud was stalking the all-inclusives of Majorca.

Andrew Ede11/09/2016 00:00


27 municipalities in Majorca now on drought alert

The current available water resources across the Balearics as a whole are 41%, which is also the figure for Majorca.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter08/09/2016 00:00


Majorca is suffering its worst drought for the past ten years

Water reserves are just 44 per cent at a time when the island is breaking all tourism records and demand for water is at an all-time high.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter29/08/2016 00:00


Wine producers forecasting an excellent harvest

Unlike other cultivators, the wine producers have no particular issue with the water shortage. Indeed the lack of water can improve quality.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter09/08/2016 00:00


Low Cost, tourist tax, drought: the week in Majorca

There was the fallout from the collapse of Low Cost (only the start of the fallout), there was a meeting of tourist-tax spending decision-makers, and the lack of water was becoming more serious.

Andrew Ede24/07/2016 00:00