WATER FOR AGRICULTURE

ACCIONA guarantees the supply of high quality water for irrigation and the irrigation associations through deploying innovative and sustainable technology

WATER FOR AGRICULTURE: REUSE AND DESALINATION AS SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

In Spain, 80% of water consumption is for agricultural purposes, around 20,000 Hm3/year being used for irrigation. ACCIONA, as a leader in the end-to-end water cycle, focusses on sustainable and innovative technologies to guarantee the water supply for agriculture and the irrigation associations. Its aim is to improve the quality of service and reduce costs by financing all types of works, the sale of energy at a price that is fixed over the long term, compliance with the regulations, saving and efficiency in operating and maintenance costs, digitalisation to increase the professional nature of irrigation associations and tax savings for their members.

At ACCIONA, Water for Agriculture is divided into three sections:

  • Core Network: Desalination plants and small transfers.
  • Local Network: Management of Irrigation Associations.
  • Digital Transformation: Digitalisation of the Sector.

We use desalination and reuse as a way of supporting the development of sustainable agriculture. These methods allow us to obtain irrigation water which comes with many different benefits, such as: its quick availability, being environmentally friendly, extending the use of the water already used and generating additional water resources.

ACCIONA guarantees the supply of high quality water for irrigation and the irrigation associations through deploying innovative and sustainable technology.

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