El Campello reinforces the services of lifeguard, security and cleanliness on the beaches for this summer season. The Clot de l’Illot has witnessed this morning the presentation of the rescue, safety and cleaning device on the beaches of El Campello 2021. In total, more than one hundred professionals and dozens of vehicles They will come to ensure the well-being of bathers during this 2021 season, along the 23 km of sandy areas, where the cleaning operation in this time of pandemic takes on more significance than ever.
Thus, the event was attended by the Rescue and Lifeguard, Maintenance and Cleaning in Beaches team, departments led by the First Deputy Mayor Julio Oca (Cs) and agents of the local Police and Civil Protection, powers delegated to the mayor Rafa Galvañ ( PP). In addition, the operational and technical team of the councils outlined. All of them have worked and work for safety on the beaches and coves of the municipality.
In addition to the first deputy mayor and the councilor for Citizen Security, the presentation ceremony was attended by representatives of almost all the political groups in the municipality (PP, Cs, Vox, PSPV and REDcv), with the mayor, Juanjo Berenguer ( PP), in the lead.
Then he proceeded to raising flags. In the first place, the mayor, Juanjo Berenguer, together with the mayor of Social Welfare, Mercé Pairó (Cs), in the accessible area of Carrerlamar, the AENOR UNE 170001-2 that talks about universal accessibility. Next, the blue flag, raised by the first mayor and the first deputy mayor and mayor of Beaches, Maintenance and Tourist Infrastructure, Julio Oca (Cs).
Subsequently, the members of the Corporation attending the event, raised the ISO 9001, 14001 and Ecoplayas certification standards, for quality management and the environment. All of them were also hoisted today on Muchavista beach.
And next Tuesday 22nd, El Campello will receive the Qualitur flag, awarded by “Turisme” of the Valencian Community, in recognition to the work that is carried out by the town councils, to maintain the water of its coast with the highest quality, as well as for the hygienic and leisure services.
“A new reason to be proud,” says Julio Oca (Cs) who recalls that, in addition, the flag “Beaches Without Smoke” has been flying since May 30, on the occasion of the commemoration of “World No Tobacco Day”.
“Human and technical resources”
For the device to be a success, the councils involved have worked all year to comply with and enforce a security plan that guarantees the well-being of the users of the sandbanks. This plan could not be executed without the human and technical resources that all the departments involved have made available.
In this way, the Rescue and Lifeguard team will be made up of a total of 65 professionals, 42 of whom will ensure daily safety. For this, the Department of Beaches has improved and reinforced the service and material resources with 110.5 hours, 140 extraordinary full days in the adapted and aquatic and a jet ski and a 4×4 quad, compared to previous years.
For its part, the Department of Tourism Services, Maintenance and Infrastructures, have been in charge of installing and signaling the more than 2.5 km of footbridges that El Campello has, to guarantee that the distancing measures from the covid-19. In addition, “the footwashers have been disabled in the direction of entry to avoid crowds and, for the first time in El Campello, 24 recycling islets have been arranged in all our sandy areas, including the coves, because cleanliness and hygiene is essential”, has declared the first deputy mayor.
To keep the coastline in perfect condition, the council will use tractors and water cleaners and it will break and screen the sand every day of the week. Approximately twenty operators dedicated exclusively to cleaning and maintaining the beaches. In addition, a loader and two trucks will take care of the controlled removal of the algae and a 24-hour “beach guard” will be ready to resolve any incidents that may arise at any time.
For his part, the mayor of Civil Protection and Citizen Security, Rafa Galvañ (PP), wanted to highlight the reinforcement of the police device for this summer 2021, “with the quads, a boat and one more patrol for the afternoon and evening shift. In addition, drug and alcohol consumption detection controls will be established ”.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.