The Minister of Water, Agriculture and the Environment, Adela Martínez Cachá, and the Mayor of Totana, Juan José Cánovas, today visited the table grapes damaged in different areas of the Diputación totanera of El Raiguero, as a result of the storm of Snow and that has caused numerous material damages in these infrastructures in a surface that is still to be precise.
During the visit that has emerged this morning have also accompanied the regional and municipal authorities the president of the Community of Irrigators Totana, Felipe Andreo, and the deputy totanero Juan Pagan.
The Minister explained that from tomorrow the technicians of the Regional Office of Agrarian will begin to assess and evaluate the damages caused in the parrales in order to make an economic estimate that allows them to be referred to the Ministry of Agriculture and determine the possible application for aid by Administrations.
It is not yet known the extent of damaged parrales where they have suffered damage, especially sunk as a result of the weight of protective plastics has exerted the effect of snow, but many are affected in areas that can initially hover over sixty hectares, According to the affected ones.
In addition, the first Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Agriculture, Andrés García, is in permanent communication with the agrarian organizations of Totana and some of those affected in order, starting tomorrow, to coordinate the start of damage assessment work Material and economic.