On the border between Murcia and Alicante, are these tubes. They are located in the town of Orihuela (Alicante) which has shared centuries of history with Region of Murcia .
These tubes are part of the transfer of water from the Tagus River to the Segura River, built in 1976 (the pipes). The water carried by these pipes, is used by the low plain of the River Segura (Orihuela, including other locations), and the field of Cartagena .
Two pipes 2.35 meters inside diameter and 5.2 kilometers long, mounted on 200 pillars, six meters high.
About Tagus-Segura transfer water, more info in Wikipedia. 286km length. The origin of that transfer water was on II Republic of Spain (1932), Although the first water that arrive to Segura River from Tagus River was in 1979.
Siguiendo la corriente de la comunidad CityDailyPhoto, me he propuesto dejar en este blog fotos de Murcia, como forma de mostrar al mundo qué joya de ciudad y de provincia tenemos. Agradecer al creador de ParisDailyPhoto su gran idea de mostrar la ciudad de uno mismo desde otro punto de vista. Following the tide of community CityDailyPhoto, I proposed to leave in this blog photos of Murcia, as a way to show to the world what a jewel of city and province we have. Thanks to the creator of ParisDailyPhoto for his great idea to show the city of oneself from another angle.
The Region of Murcia is located in the southeastern of Spain, between Andalusia (west), Castilla-La Mancha (North), Valencia (East) and the Mediterranean Sea (South).
The city of Murcia is the capital of the Region. Other major cities are: Cartagena, Lorca, Caravaca de la Cruz, Jumilla, Yecla, Bullas, Mazarrón, Aguilas ...