Canal de Isabel II earmarks €25 million for infrastructure maintenance in Autonomous Community of Madrid

Canal de Isabel II recently informed the Regional Government of the Autonomous Community of Madrid of its proposals to award a number of contracts related to its responsibility for the management of the global urban water cycle in the region. The contracts will have a total value of €30.6 million, of which €25 million has been earmarked for investment in infrastructure maintenance.

One of the contracts is for the operation and maintenance of the 23 wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) that form part of the treatment system of the Tagus and Tajuña river basins.

 

This contract is worth €15.89 million and has a duration of 4 years. Canal de Isabel II has 156 WWTPs in the Autonomous Community of Madrid. The largest of the 23 plants covered by this contract is the Aranjuez WWTP, which has a treatment capacity of 21,000 cubic metres per day.

The Regional Government has also been informed of the proposal to award contracts for technical assistance in the drawing up, supervision and control of urgent work and conservation work to be carried out on the networks managed by the utility, as well as supervision and control of the operation and maintenance of these networks. This contract has a value of €9.88 million and a duration of 4 years.

Finally, the regional Government was informed of the proposal to award a contract for the provision of natural gas to Canal de Isabel II’s Sludge Treatment Unit in Loeches. This facility recycles part of the sludge produced in the public utility’s WWTPs and also generates electricity for self-consumption. The contract has a value of €4.87 million and a duration of one year.