DEMOLITION OF THE RETUERTA DAM ON THE ARAVALLE RIVER. UMBRIAS. AVILA (SPAIN)
The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment launched in 2007 the National Strategy for River Restoration to, in keeping with the Water Framework Directive, achieve a good ecological status of rivers. One of the main lines of action is the demolition of transversal obstacles that are in a state of abandonment and have a great impact on the longitudinal connectivity of rivers.
In the Duero River basin, more than 80 obstacles have been demolished in recent years. During the months of February and March of 2013,
There has also been work related to monitoring the mobilization of sediments and the recovery of the fluvial ecosystem, as well as public information and participation seminars.