Barcelona residents can once again water their gardens and fill their swimming pools as of 19 May thanks to the recent rainfall, which has brought the level of reservoirs up to 29 per cent of capacity. However the drought is still far from over and tankers carrying potable water from Tarragona and Marseilles have begun arriving at the Port of Barcelona, the first of over 70 such deliveries projected each month until the shortage affecting the Ter-Llobregat reservoir system is over. Around 1.6 cubic hectometres of water will be piped from the tankers into the Catalan capital