The City Council will channel rainwater from Menéndez Pelayo Street with a grant from the Provincial Council

The project will cost 49,828 euros and involves the construction of a concrete wall that deflects the water and the dragging of stones to the ravines

Redován 01/30/2019. The City Council of Redován will be able to execute, subsidized to 95% by the Provincial Delegation of Alicante, a project realized by municipal technicians in the year 2017 and directed to canalize the collection of rain water in the Mountain range of Redován, in particular in the backs of Menéndez Pelayo street. The mayor of Redova, Emilio Fernandez, explained that the total expected cost of the work is 49,828.31 euros including VAT “and the council will help us by contributing 95% of the total, ie 47,336.89 euros that will go to allow to end a problem suffered by the neighbors of the area. ” The councilor has indicated that in case of torrential rains the houses adjoining the mountains have been flooded by water runoff, “affecting patios and houses and sometimes accompanied by dragging stones with the danger involved, something that will end once that the waters are channeled towards the natural ravines of the zone “.

In this way, the work that is going to be done consists in the construction of a reinforced concrete wall that channels the water and slows down the dragging, as well as the perimeter fencing of a path that is very used by people who walk through this area and by children. . It will proceed to the cleaning and clearing of the land, the construction of the wall and the fence with galvanized mesh that prevents the passage to the houses next to the slope. The term of execution of the works, once they are awarded, will be two months.

The Provincial Council announced at the end of the year the granting of the subsidy “and we have set in motion to be able to begin its execution immediately and put an end to this problem”, said Fernandez, who has specified that the City Council of Redova will only have to provide a budget own 2,491.42 euros that complete the work budget.