End-to-end water cycle management, a cornerstone for achieving SDG

Access to quality drinking water and its sustainable management are key elements in ensuring that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) are achieved, the universal agenda composed by 17 objectives and 169 interlinked goals that...

Urban waste water: improvement in collection and treatment across the EU helps reducing pollution...

The Commission published today the 10th report on the implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) that shows an overall improvement in collection and treatment of waste water in Europe's cities and towns, but points to different...

Canal de Isabel II: 169 years of progress

Canal de Isabel II was born almost 170 years ago for the purpose of addressing the technical and social challenge of making the growth of Madrid feasible, thereby preserving its status as capital of...

Entry into service of a sewerage system in Santa Cruz Do Capibaribe (Brazil), built...

Acciona, through its Water Division and a joint venture with the Brazilian company GEL, has completed building work on the sewerage system in Santa Cruz do Capibaribe, in the Brazilian State of Pernambuco (Brazil)....

New EU regulations on minimum water reuse requirements: a step towards the circular economy...

Efficient water reuse contributes to the sustainability and protection of water resources. It constitutes an alternative source of water with a lower environmental impact than water transfers or desalination. Water reuse is an eminently...

Performance-based contract for nrw reduction and control strategy. A Bahamas success story

Specialists from all international organizations, and managers and policymakers will gain an in-depth look into how this project was formulated, and how it was, and still is, being implemented and monitored. They can also...

Ecuador working to generate confidence in PPP model

The Latin American Association of Desalination and Water Reuse (ALADYR) has established contact with different sectors operating in Ecuador in order to obtain an overview of the infrastructure scenario and investment opportunities in the...

European Investment Bank supports one of the largest desalination projects worldwide

The European Investment Bank, the EU’s long-term financing institution, has signed a EUR 150 million finance contract with the company SMS IDE Ltd targeting the design, financing, construction and operation of a seawater desalination plant...

Urban water services in the coronavirus crisis

 Normality If a very concise summary were required, we could say that citizen perception of the urban water scenario remains perfectly normal. Once again, our sector has proved capable of guaranteeing the provision of...

Acciona has guaranteed drinking water supply and sanitation against COVID-19

Drinking water, washing our hands, showering, cooking, washing dishes, watering plants… Small gestures we are used to, gestures that have taken on more importance than ever in recent weeks. Faced with the expansion of COVID-19,...