In the last extraordinary session, the plenary session of the Municipal Corporation of the City Council approved the Rescue and Surveillance Plan to Protect the Encinarejo Reservoir Beach. Only the Popular Party opposed a change in the date range for the Encinarejo reservoir beach bath. This area is very popular with residents of the city, nearby municipalities, and many from the provinces Jaen such as Ciudad Real and Cordoba.
The Department of the Environment and Sustainable Development of the Iliturgical Consistory has prepared this technical document. It outlines the personal and structural elements that are necessary to make the inland beach safe for bathers. Two watchtowers have been set up by the City Council, manned by qualified lifeguards who will assist bathers on the most dangerous days. This is done to ensure the safety and integrity of the environment and people. . The bathing season is from July 15 through September 5 (an extension has been requested). These are Thursday, Friday and Saturday in the central hours. This is where these lifeguards and guards will be located. The presence and cooperation of the Andujar Civil Protection and Local Police Teams will also be possible. This collaboration is intended to maximize resources and create synergies among the various security devices. They will also be vigilant in preventing fires.
Juan Francisco Cazalilla (Consultant for the Environment and Sustainable Development) highlighted that the Encinarejo inland beaches are being enhanced "fundamentally because of its outstanding importance and biodiversity and also in order to facilitate a recreation and leisure area both for the families of Andujar as well as for other municipalities during the summer".
The municipality area of Environment set itself the challenge to achieve the blue flag. This accredits the municipality as an inland beach of quality. The water has been analyzed by specialists who have highlighted the quality of the water. The measurements will be made in high quality areas this summer, and the calculations indicate that the blue flag will be installed next summer.