more than 200 treatment plants
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.
ACCIONA has been awarded the handling, supervision, control and maintenance of the Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTP) and pumping stations and the conservation, adaptation and improvement of Abbanoa SpA’s complex of plants, located in the north and center of Sardinia.
In total, the treatment plants have a capacity of almost 300.000 cubic metres per day, to provide a service to a population of around one and a half million.
- Project: O&M Abbanoa SpA WWTP
- Location: Sardinia, Italy
- Capacity: 300,000 m3/día
- Population: 500,000 inhabitants
The operating contract is for 36 months and covers more than 200 treatment plants and 500 pumping stations grouped in three batches:
- Nuoro-Oristano consisting of 104 treatment plants and 241 pumping stations, where around 95 people are employed
- Sassari-Olbia covering 109 treatment plants and 240 pumping stations, with 111 employees
- Lanusei with 16 treatment plants and 45 pumping stations and around 15 people hired