Acciona Agua S.A.


ACCIONA Agua, the water company of the ACCIONA Group, is a leader in the water treatment sector. It operates in the whole water cycle, from the construction to the commissioning and O&M of water and wastewater treatment plants. The total population that benefits from ACCIONA Agua’s business is about 50 million people in 20 countries of the 5 continents.

Many of the technological innovations incorporated by the designs of the current water treatment plants have been developed and optimised by ACCIONA Agua. The company is committed to innovation and the application of the latest technologies, together with ensuring water quality in the different areas of activity under the sustainability principle. Indeed, in the R&D Centre of ACCIONA Agua, with more than 30 highly-qualified researchers, research is conducted in the areas of water desalination, wastewater treatment and reuse and drinking water distribution. Apart from the R&D facilities (300 m2 for labs and 800 m2 for small-scale pilot plants), the R&D Department has some permanent demonstration units at full-scale desalination plants and wastewater treatment plants where the technologies are demonstrated and validated prior to full-scale implementation.

Role in Watintech: co-leader of WP 1 (Water reclamation)

Research team:

Dr. Teresa de la Torre

Beatriz Corzo

Raquel Escorihuela

Belén Murcia

Dr. Ana Jiménez

Dr. Enrique Ferrero

Dr. Susana Navea