Desalination plant for irrigation in Águilas, Murcia

Desalination plant for irrigation in Murcia
Scope of action: Cuenca Hidrográfica del Segura
Total investments: 245,800,000 €

Description of worksState: Works in service

The purpose of the action is to solve the main existing water problems in Alto Guadalentin and its area of influence, which mainly are: the situation of overexploitation declared for the Alto Guadalentin aquifer and the lack of guarantees in consignments from the Tajo -Segura transfer.

The action includes a seawater desalination plant with a treatment capacity of 60 hm3, extendible to 70 hm3/year. Besides its own desalination facilities, the work includes the distribution network and control of water product, facilities for the capture and transport of seawater to the plant, and the reject water discharge pipeline.

Plant in service since February 27th, 2013