It may be a consequence of allowing overbuilding on the coast or it may be that the existing sewerage systems are just old. Whatever the reason, there is a major problem at La Zenia which has lead to raw sewerage spilling onto the streets leading down to the beach.
On Good Friday, the sewerage got to within a hundred metres of the beach, yesterday it was almost down to the sand. Apart form the risk to health, the smell must have been atrocious.
Although Orihuela council claim that technicians from Aquagest had been to repair the problem, the CLARO party say that the pipes are too small and will never cope with the volume during holiday periods. They say that the only solution is to to replace the pipe work rather than just keep patching it up.