Carboneras desalination plant

Desalination plant and Seawater distribution of Carboneras
Scope of action: Cuenca Mediterránea Andaluza
Total investments: 131,700,000 €

Description of worksState: Works in service

The infrastructure consists of a desalination plant for seawater with treatment capacity of 120,000 m3/day, and a pipeline to supply water to the town of Carboneras and Agua Amarga (Pedanía Nijar). Guaranteed resources are generated with the action for the supply and to East Almería and for irrigation to Campo de Nijar. These resources are then distributed with the infrastructures included in the proceedings "1.2.c Interconnection Carboneras- Almanzora" and "6.2.c Connection Almanzora -West Almería Phase I".


The plant was brought into service in August 2005.