Integral water cycle management in Veracruz and Medellin, 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.
The contract, which has a term of 25 years, consists of the management of the public services of drinking water supply and distribution, operation of the sewerage network and wastewater treatment, as well as the management of more than 215,000 customers subscribing to the service.
The contract includes the management of two water treatment plants, 82 wells and 22 wastewater treatment plants; more than 1,706 kilometers of supply network and more than 1,251 kilometers of sewerage network. It has a staff of more than 450 employees.
This contract, under a concession regime, is in addition to the management of the integral water cycle that ACCIONA has been providing since 2017 in the municipality of Boca del Río, also located in the metropolitan area of Veracruz.
- Location: Veracruz, Mexico
- Type of Contract: Integral water cycle management
- Population: 1 million benefited