The Santa Cruz de Tenerife City Council has given the green light to the removal of the seals at the access of the Almáciga beach after verifying the disappearance of the hydrocarbon residues that were found in the water on Monday afternoon.
“After the latest verifications, it is found that the presence of hydrocarbons in the water of Almáciga beach has disappeared. The seals are being removed, although the state of the coastline will continue to be monitored, ”reported the Municipal Operational Coordination Center on Twitter.
CECOPAL announced this morning the closure of the beach of Roque de Las Bodegas After spotting in the water and traces of hydrocarbons in the sand, the bathers were evacuated and the closure was carried out.
As a preventive measure, the Santa Cruz beach area has reviewed the rest of the coastline and has not detected the presence of this type of hydrocarbon.
Discharge in Güímar
For its part, the Güímar City Council announced through its Facebook account the partial closure of the El Cabezo beach, also due to the presence of hydrocarbons. “The closure affects the area of El Cabezo A, known as L, but the evolution of the spill has made it necessary to extend the measure to the entire coastline,” the Consistory pointed out. The security protocol has been activated, through the 112 room, and Salvamento Marítimo intervenes, which has mobilized Salvamar Tenerife, according to sources from the public entity have transferred to Efe.
At the moment, the origin of the spill is unknown, the sources add.