| The project, in which Iberdrola invests 6.5 million euros, includes the dismantling of the towers and aerial wiring in the area of the Encañizadas | La Manga del Mar Menor will avoid power cuts thanks to Iberdrola's northern electricity interconnection project, with an investment of 6.5 million euros.
The project includes the dismantling of the current medium and low voltage lines, which will mean the elimination of the towers, returning the natural landscape to the northern area of ??the tourist enclave. The mayor of San Javier, José Miguel Luengo accompanied by the councilor for Public Services, María Dolores Ruíz received at the Town Hall managers and technicians from Iberdrola who informed them of the progress of the project that is progressing in the first phase while the procedures to complete it continue the interconnection of the northern zone planned for autumn 2021. Currently the first phase of the work is being carried out, in the municipal area of ??San Pedro del Pinatar, consisting of drilling with a geolocation navigation system to pass the wiring at a depth of 15 meters, taking the sea floor as a level 0 avoiding any involvement of the seabed or life on the surface. The mayor, José Miguel Luengo pointed out that this is an action as important as it is necessary to avoid the cuts that the residents of La Manga have suffered periodically, in addition to eliminating the towers that interfere with the unique landscape of the encañizadas area.
Luengo thanked Iberdrola for the million-dollar investment to solve this problem and expressed his confidence that the works will proceed as planned until their completion.
Source: Ayuntamiento de San Javier