Retos del Sector Agua Urbana

Urban Water Sector Challenges

Midway through 2022 is an appropriate time to take a brief look at the challenges facing the urban water sector, a very singular sector of vital importance in the daily lives of citizens and one that often goes unnoticed. 
A Fondo: Análisis del sector del agua en 2021 y pronósticos para 2022

In Depth: Analysis of the water sector in 2021 and forecasts for 2022

We begin 2022 with FuturENVIRO’s special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2021”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from the sector offer a review of the most significant events in the water industry during the past year.

Benefits of renewable energy in drinking water production

Beneficios de las energías renovables en la producción de agua potable

TRIHSENS: Preventive strategies to improve water quality

TRIHSENS: Preventive strategies to improve water quality

Artificial intelligence and smart systems in the integrated urban water cycle

Wastewater management has historically been considered as a system to eliminate a "purely urban" problem by collecting and conveying wastewater from population centres to the receiving waters as quickly as possible. The main aim...

Innovation and sustainability – a guarantee of the future

La innovación y la sostenibilidad son garantía de futuro

What should be the focus of R&D&i in the Spanish water sector?

What should be the focus of R&D&i in the Spanish water sector?

In Depth: Analysis of the water sector in 2020 and forecasts for 2021

Empezamos el año con un primer número especial de agua de FuturENVIRO, con nuestra ya instaurada sección especial denominada “A Fondo: Análisis 2020”. Una sección en las que personalidades y asociaciones del sector del agua hacen un repaso de los acontecimientos más importantes en el sector del agua durante el año.

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WATER SECTOR IN 2019

We begin 2020 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2019”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Putatán-2 DWTP (Filipinas)

  Maynilad Water Services Inc. (MWSI), provider of water and wastewater services to the 17 cities and municipalities that make up the western area of Greater Manila, awarded the contract for the plant to a...

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WATER SECTOR IN 2018

We begin 2019 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2018”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Tertiary treatment at the Prat de Llobregat WWTP

    This scenario makes it necessary to have the Llobregat WRP operating at 100% capacity. The facility was originally built to increase the flows circulating in the river, to contribute to recharging the aquifers (which are...

Raw water pumping system with integrated intelligence

It has always existed, continues to exist and, for the foreseeable future, will continue to exist. We refer to wastewater, a source of pollution that we would dare to describe as infinite. With industrialisation...

AERaudit at the Alba de Tormes WWTP

The Aerzen AERaudit device audits real consumption of the company’s Delta Blowers and checks the efficiency of its Delta Hybrid units. The aim is to control power parameters through an energy efficiency audit of...

In depth: Analysis of the water sector in 2017

We begin 2018 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2017”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Oum Azza DWTP, Rabat, Morocco

  Background This treatment plant was built within the framework of a project to enhance the drinking water supply system to the coastal corridor that runs from Rabat to Casablanca, using water from the Sidi Mohamed...

Towards water security and sustainable water management in Spain. Overview of water policy results...

Liana Sandra Ardiles, Director General of Water, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment Overview of 2016 With respect to water management, 2016 was characterised by continuity in the lines of work developed in 2015...

Use of algae and regenerative microorganisms for odour control at WPS in Villaviciosa (Asturias)

Background The Rodiles WPS is located on the right bank of the estuary and collects wastewater from the public sewage systems of Villaviciosa and Tazones. It then pumps this wastewater to the wastewater treatment plant. In...

Pelayos de la Presa DWTP (Madrid)

Valoriza, through its Valoriza Agua and Sadyt subsidiaries, along with Sacyr Construcción, was awarded the design and Construction contract for the new Pelayos de la Presa Drinking Water Treatment Plant (DWTP), built for Canal...

Llanura Manchega DWTP (Cuenca)

The Drinking Water Treatment Plant (DWTP) is situated at the head of the Supply Network and is amongst the initiatives that make up the Llanura Manchega Supply Project. The DWTP is located in the municipality...

Extension to the Segovia WWTP

The Segovia Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) went into operation in 1996. The flows treated at the facility have increased progressively due to population growth and also as a result of greater industrial activity with...

Optimisation of energy efficiency at a WWTP. The Exelys™ continuous thermal hydrolysis process

Traditional batch thermal hydrolysis systems require high investment in terms of both energy and capital. Exelys, a continuous thermal hydrolysis system that maintains a high level of efficiency was developed to overcome these weaknesses....

Implementation of AFP System® at Can Sans de Sant Celoni DWTP

Filtration processes are a vital stage of water treatment in terms of achieving the quality required of the end product. For this reason, filtration represents a vital point of control. This article describes the...
Bombas de dosificación para tratamiento de agua potable y aguas residuales

Dosing pumps for drinking water and wastewater treatment

Peristaltic pumps are proven performers in drinking and wastewater treatment applications, chemicals and reagent dosing processes, in filter presses and sludge transfer operations. Peristaltic pumps are an excellent solution for the pumping of abrasive, corrosive...

LIFE+REMEMBRANE: End-of-life recovery of reverse osmosis membranes

The main objective of the LIFE+REMEMBRANE project is the recovery of reverse osmosis membranes, used in desalination plants, at the end of their service lives, after between 5 and 10 years in operation. What...
OSMOSIS-membranes

New alkaline product in powder form for cleaning reverse osmosis membranes

In certain operating conditions it is common for fouling to occur on reverse osmosis membranes and spacer materials and this has adverse affects on operations at reverse osmosis plants. Membrane fouling causes a reduction...
ultrafiltración-ultrafiltration

Substitution of conventional pre-treatment of challenging raw river water by direct ultrafiltration (UFTEC concept)

Drinking water treatment plants (DWTPs) will have to face significant challenges in the following decades: be able to supply an increasing water demand, be capable of treating lower quality resources, increased stringency in legislation,...