It has been estimated that the rains on 17th & 18th November did in the region of 2 million Euros worth of damage in Rincón de la Victoria. Most of the damage detected is in the water and sanitation network, and on the flood defence walls in the Rio Granadillas.
There was also damage done to the football field in Benagalbón. There is other damage to the water supply network covering Totalán, Grandillas and Benagalbón. The rains also damaged the sewers in arroyo Granadillas, where broken pavements entered the drains. The mayor, Francisco Salado has asked the government for aid to alleviate the problems caused by the natural disasters of the rains and the earlier forest fires.
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