The Cèlia storm is going to cause significant damage to the Llarga beach in Roda de Berà. L’embat de les onades is going to arrive at the end of the sea pass and has deixat sense sorra tot tram north of the beach, destroying also the accesses and the platforms of the dutxes.
However, on April 6, the mayor Pere Virgili will send a letter to the head of the Provincial Cost Service in Tarragona urgently demanding the regeneration of the area of this beach, and also Punta d’en Guineu, molt affected temporal pel. Also the alderman Manel González is going to change demanding urgent actions. The response of Costes will be that they act, but with budgetary limitations and sense of conèixer face quan.
The tourist season begins on May 15 and the City Council does not threaten the serious concern about the situation in which it is troba, especially the north tram of the Llarga, on each year there is the greatest influx of tourists due to the location of the three rodencs campsites and two restaurants.
This sector has also shown its fear in veure perillar the season. “We don’t have a beach to meet all the tourists who wait here for the return to normality after the pandemic, and we also don’t have to wait to locate some seasonal services that we have just awarded. The expectations are great for this summer, but we don’t know what could happen if we don’t get Costes to act”, affirms Royuela.
The City Council also demands that the closure that will return its appearance to the Llarga beach continues to be dredged from the Pallisseta, to the Roc de Sant Gaietà, a beach that has also been affected by changes in the dynamics of the coastline due to the construction of the Port Esportiu . There happens the opposite, s’hi accumulates a large quantity of sorra i ha fet that the seu aspecte històric s’hagi vist affectat”.
The conditions fixed that the beach could not grow more than 100 meters, and we will be at about 170 meters”, said the councilor for Tourism, and according to the conditions of the award, it would have to be the managing company of the Port ‘in charge of defraying the treballs to dredge all this sorra.
Finally, the consistory returns to request that it is possible in March for the jetty project that the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and the Environment is going to draw up, which would be the definitive solution because the storms do not affect the beach every year. .
Table of municipalities for a sustainable coastline
For the seva part, the table of municipalities for a sustainable coastline has created a joint communication in which all the municipalities that form it, from Sitges fins to l’Hospitalet de l’Infant, demand actions from the Generalitat and the Ministry per to the Ecological Transition and the Demographic Repte.
“The duration of the storms is longer each time. Enguany hem tingut a storm continued practically throughout the month of April, which has not allowed our beaches to rest, nor regenerate, in a natural way”, the statement underlined. “A darrere d’altre municipi we have seen with the sorra, and with it the natural protection barrier, disappeared: to the long beach of Roda de Berà; to l’Arrabassada, Platja Llarga, el Miracle or Cala Romana to Tarragona; to the Parc del Voramar i Cal Vitali to Altafulla”.
Both of these danys demonstrates that acting with urgency “and we have to work together to apply measures focused on the planning and comprehensive management of the entire coastline to alleviate the effects and protect habitats, lives, the economy and society”, is pot Get to the communicat of the taula de municipis.