miércoles, 9 de marzo de 2016

Water Pipes

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.