Adra growers lose almost €3 million to storms

ADRA : Infrastructure repairs needed after floods.

THE September 7 storms and floods affected 160 growers and 80 hectares of crops in Adra. According to town hall calculations, they have cost local cultivators €2.9 million.

“The torrential rain did serious harm to Adra growers and from the outset it has been a town hall priority to provide help and advice as soon as possible so that growers can apply for subsidies and assistance,” said Agriculture Councillor, Francisco Lopez.  

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Greenhouses, walls and irrigation equipment throughout Adra account for €1.5 million of last month’s storm damage. Peppers were the worst-affected crop, damaged when watercourses, irrigation channels and storm drains were unable to cope with the torrential downpour.


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