Everyone in the Algarve must greatly reduce their consumption of water in any way they possibly can, to help in what is being described as the worst drought situation ever in the region.
From February 1st, the collection of food bio-waste in the Horeca area of Albufeira has begun, namely in restaurants in the Guia area, but to be extended to collections at public schools.
The iconic beachside restaurant Paraiso in Luz has been completely destroyed by a fire which began just after midnnight, on Wednesday.
The Municipality of Faro recently installed computers, monitors and interactive panels in the 20 primary schools in the municipality.
From Thursday, in addition to heavy rain and strong wind, sea disturbances are also expected due to storm Karlota, putting mainland Portugal under a yellow warning.
The construction of a new golf course in Vila Real de Santo António, the second of the Monte Rei project, will only progress if irrigation is carried out with treated wastewater, the vice-president of the municipality assured Lusa news agency.
As countless drivers in Portugal have learned, the old adage 'a penny saved is a penny earned' genuinely rings true when it comes to the price of fuel. Compared to its European counterparts, Portugal features almost consistently lower fuel prices.
So the question is: why is fuel cheaper in Portugal than in neighboring nations?
Over the weekend, it was announced that municipalities across the Algarve will raise water tariffs by 15% to 50% from March onwards, for the 2nd tier of consumption upwards.
- GNR begin forest surveillance and inspection campaign to prevent fires
- A new cannabis farm in the Algarve
- Alagoas Brancas - Celebrating World Wetland Day - Feb 4th
- Lagos: Drug traffickers arrested for kidnapping customers, to collect debts
- Algarve farmers protest for better conditions
- Man crashes his car into a cafe after being refused a beer
- 'Black box' in cars to become mandatory from June
- Via do Infante: 3 injured in a multi-vehicle crash