missing water, the island of Capri is now closed to vacationers | EUROtoday

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IStrict ban on disembarking. Saturday June 22, the mayor of Capri decreed a ban on vacationers wishing to go to the island off the coast of Italy. From 7 a.m., a number of ferries have been pressured to show round in direction of Naples.

The ban follows a water provide drawback on the island by the corporate liable for supplying Capri with water, a delay itself attributable to a technical drawback on the mainland. The mayor warned that the ban would stay in impact till additional discover, aside from residents.

In decreeing this measure, Paolo Falco, the mayor of Capri, warned of “a real emergency situation” and declared that if there was nonetheless somewhat water on the island on Friday June 21, the reservoirs have been “running out”.

25 liters of consuming water per family

“The emergency would be aggravated by the arrival of thousands of tourists every day in Capri,” he stated, including that residents can acquire 25 liters of consuming water per family from a tanker truck.

Capri, well-known for its white villas, its shoreline lined with coves and its high-end resorts, has some 13,000 inhabitants year-round and attracts a lot of vacationers in summer season who arrive for the day.