Benefits of renewable energy in drinking water production

Beneficios de las energías renovables en la producción de agua potable

The need of more efficient agricultural planning under increasing water scarcity events

The need of more efficient agricultural planning under increasing water scarcity events | FuturENVIRO | EIT Food

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?

Reduction of Tagus-Segura Water Transfer volumes – an environmental and socioeconomic impact to be...

Reduction of Tagus-Segura Water Transfer volumes – an environmental and socioeconomic impact to be borne in mind

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.

How VISCA tool is supporting winemakers take on climate change

  VISCA project aims to meet the need of adapting the vineyards to climate change by providing a software application integrating climate, agricultural and end-users’ specifications in order to design medium- and long-term adaptation strategies...

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...

REDUCTION AND EFFICIENCY OF WATER USE IN IRRIGATION

  All of this is causing some sectors of public opinion to question the current role of irrigation agriculture, which is the greatest consumer of water. There are calls to increase the ecological flows of...

SUSTAINABILITY OF IRRIGATION IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE CHANGE

Water scarcity is one of the main problems of irrigation. Future prospects in many arid and semi-arid regions are not very bright, due to global warming. Climate change forecasts point to a significant reduction...

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...

MATARROMERA IMPLEMENTS VITICULTURE 4.0 TO IMPROVE SUSTAINABILITY AND QUALITY IN THE FACE OF CLIMATE...

Commitment to the environment and sustainability is part of the DNA of Bodegas Familiares Matarromera. Since its foundation, the company has worked in perfect harmony with nature. It is with these premises that a...

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...

Pipeline to close loop in Guadalentín Valley

Proposed solution A water supply pipeline of 1200 in diameter carries water from the Águilas Desalination Plant. This line runs along the right bank of the Guadalentín Valley and provides the necessary flows of water...

MOSES Project: “Managing crOp water Saving with Enterprise Services”

The MOSES (Managing crOp water Saving with Enterprise Services) project is financed by the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant Agreement No. 642258). The goal is to integrate, adapt and improve...

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...

High power photovoltaic pumping systems for irrigation communities, agro-food companies and individual farmers

The MASLOWATEN project kicked off in September 2015 with the goal of developing and marketing a quality photovoltaic irrigation solution. The project has a scheduled duration of three years. During the first year, five...

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...

Rural Water Intelligence. The future of irrigation district management

Present to Secure Future Agriculture is by far the largest consumer of available freshwater. According to the United Nations 70% of freshwater withdrawals from watercourses and groundwater are for agricultural usage, three times more than...

Main barriers identified to the global modernisation of the management of Irrigation Communities

The purpose of this article is to provide a succinct overview of the main barriers to the modernisation of the management of Irrigation Communities, with a view to promoting the consideration of these barriers...

Irrigation, the most sustainable tertiary treatment

Global water availability is illustrated by the fact that of all the water on the planet, only 2.5% is freshwater and this 2.5% is distributed as follows: - 1.7% - ice - 0.7% - groundwater - 0.2%...
Papel de la gestión integral de agua en comunidades de regantes en la modernización de regadíos

Role of global irrigation community management in the modernisation of irrigation systems

Irrigation systems in Spain consume 68% of the water resource. For this reason, it is essential to improve the efficiency of water use in irrigation, through technological and management solutions that enable progress towards...
riego-Remote management system for irrigation

Remote management system for irrigation networks in Sabadell

Sabadell is fast becoming a smart city benchmark in Spain as a result of measures aimed at promoting sustainable mobility, environmental and energy efficiency, efficient infrastructure management and other initiatives inherent to the smart...