m3 per year

Los Cabos, ACCIONA' s first desalination plant in México

ACCIONA will build and operate the desalination plant in the municipality of Los Cabos, in Baja California (Mexico), with a total budget of €134.5 million. The project has a completion period of 24 months and will have a treatment capacity of 250 liters per second, equivalent to 7,884,000 m3 per year.

The contract includes the design, preparation of the executive project, financing, construction, electromechanical equipment and functional tests, as well as its operation, conservation and maintenance for a 25-year period, through a public-private partnership.


The project is being developed by ACCIONA's Water division and La Peninsular Compañía Constructora, and its main objective is to solve the drinking water shortage problem in the municipality of Los Cabos. The investment will benefit 464,000 inhabitants.

General Information

  • Project: Los Cabos SWRO
  • Location: Los Cabos, Baja California, Mexico
  • Capacity: 7,884,000 m3 per year
  • Technology: Reverse osmosis
  • Start-up year: 2021