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Order Aaa/975/2015, May 5, By Which Authorises A Transfer Of 20 Million Cubic Metres From Entrepeñas-Buendia Reservoir, Across The Tagus-Segura Aqueduct, For The Month Of May 2015.

Original Language Title: Orden AAA/975/2015, de 5 de mayo, por la que se autoriza un trasvase de 20 hm³ desde los embalses de Entrepeñas-Buendía, a través del acueducto Tajo-Segura, para el mes de mayo de 2015.

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In compliance with the agreements adopted by the Central Commission for the exploitation of the Tajo-Segura Aqueduct at a meeting held on April 1, 2015, the Directorate General for Water, dated May 5, 2015, has issued a report Proposal on the situation of the Tagus header reservoirs, which states that the volume of stocks effective in the set of Entrepenas-Buendia reservoirs, as of 1 May 2015 is 547.785 hm3, therefore, according to with the provisions laid down in the additional provision fifteenth, ' Rules of operation of the transfer Tajo-Segura ", of Law 21/2013, of December 9, of environmental assessment, has been found to be in a situation of level 3, of exceptional hydrological situations.

In exceptional hydrological situation, as provided for in point 2 of the additional provision 15th of Law 21/2013 of 9 December, of environmental assessment, when the hydrological conditions of level 3 are met, the It is up to the Minister who has responsibility for water matters to be allowed to do so, following a report from the Central Committee on Exploitation. In this level 3 situation, as set out in Article 1 of Royal Decree 773/2014 of 12 September 2014, approving various regulatory standards for the transfer by the Tajo-Segura aqueduct, it is for the competent body, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the authorization, on a discretionary and motivated basis, of a monthly volume of up to 20 hm3/month.

In line with the agreement of the Central Commission on Exploitation of 1 April 2015, the exceptional hydrological situation, level 3, in May 2015, and in line with the report and proposal issued on 5 May 2015, was confirmed. May 2015, raised by the Directorate-General for Water, on the basis of stock volumes in the Entrepenas-Buendía reservoirs at the beginning of May of this year, as well as the expected contributions for the rest of the year. Hydrological year, in accordance with the provisions of the additional provision 15th, paragraph 2, of the Law 21/2013, of 9 December, of environmental assessment, and the provisions of Article 1 of Royal Decree 773/2014 of 12 September, approving various regulatory standards for the transfer by the Tajo-Segura aqueduct, which is determined:

Authorize a transfer from the Entrepenas-Buendia reservoirs through the Tajo-Segura aqueduct, 20 hm3 for the month of May 2015.

Madrid, May 5, 2015. -Minister of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Isabel García Tejerina.