The plenary session of the Provincial Corporation held today has taken up the renewal of the charge of management of the application of the regulations for the control of the quality of water for human consumption made by 16 consistories of the province. With this agreement the Water Laboratory of the Provincial Autonomous Organization Prodestur Segovia is in charge of the management of the sampling and the control analysis or complete to which the signatory City Councils are bound in accordance with Royal Decree 140 / 2003, of 7 for February.
These 16 Town Councils are Aldealcorvo, Añe, Cobos de Segovia, Duruelo, Cantespino Fresno, Santa Cruz Fountain, Garcillán, Ituero and Lama, Juarros de Voltoya, Lastras de Cuéllar, Marazuela, Melque de Cercos, Nieva, Ortigosa de Pestaño, Torre Val de San Pedro and Villacastín.
There are more than 100 municipalities (approximately 50% of all the City Councils of the province), which cover 160 population centers, which are entrusted to the County Council for the management of the sampling and the realization of control analysis, management of defaults derived from them, the elaboration and updating of Self-Control Protocols and Management of Water Supply, the registration of the data of the municipality in the National Information System of Water for Human Consumption and the coordination between the Territorial Health Services and the town.
The Laboratory of Prodestur has been analyzed in what takes 595 samples to check the quality of drinking water and hopes to finish 2019 overcoming the 2.262 carried out the previous year.
Added to this are other actions related to water, such as communications to the Territorial Health Service, information and advice to mayors and city council staff, and the accompanying inspections or meetings that are carried out from the Laboratory.
The analysis and advice is one of the main tasks of the Provincial Laboratory, which has more than one hundred types of analysis to cover the most demanded technical needs. The quality of the service is the priority of Prodestur, since from the Area it is considered that the most important thing in a Laboratory is to obtain reliable results.