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Guadiamar

Guadiamar near Sanlúcar la Mayor

The Guadiamar is a river of Andalusia, Spain, and a tributary of the Guadalquivir.

It flows through Doñana National Park.

In 1998, the company Boliden AB was responsible for a major ecological disaster in Spain, when a reservoir of toxic waste in the town of Aznalcóllar, owned by its subsidiary Boliden-Apirsa, broke and spilled its contents in the course of the Guadiamar river.

See also

External links

  • Report on 1998 toxic waste spillage from CNN
  • Article on toxic spill from El País (Spanish)

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