End-to-end enhace of water delivery to Boca del Rio, Mexico
CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION
Ensure access to water and sanitation for all
Over 844 million people in the world live without access to a basic drinking water service, and 2.3 billionhave no access to a basic sanitation service, resulting in avoidable deaths, chronic disease, fewer hours of education and low productivity.
ACCIONA has positioned itself as a key player in the water treatment sector. Its innovative management seeks to resolve the challenges with respect to the shortage of water resources.
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
The generation and use of energy accounts for 74 % of total greenhouse gas emissions in the world. This activity is the largest contributor to global warming. Investment in renewable energy, energy efficiency and other low-carbon technologies will continue to be essential to meet the emerging needs of humanity and to minimize their negative impact on the environment.
ACCIONA considers the fight against climate change and its effects to be a strategic priority. The company works to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions in order to contribute to the progress of society and respond to the main challenges of sustainable development in the areas of infrastructure, water and energy, leading the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Under the contract, ACCIONA will manage the provision and distribution of drinking water, operate the sewers and waste water treatment facilities, and manage over 50,000 customers.
The object of the contract is to enhance delivery of drinking water by improving service continuity and the amount and quality of the water that is supplied. ACCIONA will invest 100 million euros in the concession, more than 80 million of which will be allocated to upgrading water infrastructure.
- Location: Boca del Río, Veracruz, Mexico
- Type of Contract: End-to-end water management service
- Population equivalent: 50,000
Improvement in network efficiency to reduce the sizeable water losses arising in the system, thereby enhancing the environmental impact.
Customer management will involve a transparent round-the-clock information service backed by state-of-the-art computing and communication technologies.