The Council of Lanzarote have agreed to allocate 100,000 euros for the restoration of an old mill in Caleta de Famara on the west coast,. The mill is of great historical value and was in its day dedicated to the extraction of water. Currently is in need of repair and half buried by the sand on the beach.
The grant is for the execution of restoration and reconstruction of the stone wall, and finishing of wooden windmill that sits on top of the construction. The well will also be rehabilitated along with its d pools
Tthe building that houses the Caleta de Famara Mill consists of a vertical well and a water extraction mill for its distribution to a set of basins, located around a wall of protection of semicircular plant lined in stone.
The president of the first insular corporation, Pedro San Ginés, stressed that with this initiative promoted by the government group, “not only contributes to the conservation of the valuable historical and cultural heritage treasured by the municipality with capital in La Villa, Which continues its commitment to develop a recovery plan for windmills and mills in Lanzarote, started last June, by allocating another grant of 100,000 euros for the restoration of the Teguise Mill.