The Confederación Hidrográfica del Segura (CHS) has begun the study phase with the drafting of the construction project to provide the Region of Murcia with a new desalination plant

The Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC) has sent out the request for proposals for the Jubail 4 and 6 desalination plants to the nine pre-qualified bidders, including several of our members

María Dolores Pascual Vallés ha sido nombrada oficialmente como la nueva Directora General del Agua. Hasta su nombramiento era presidenta de la Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro

The Catalan Water Agency has put out to tender the drafting of the project for the construction of a Water Regeneration Station at the Reus (Tarragona) wastewater treatment plant

The Chilean government confirms the construction of a desalination plant in the Coquimbo region, to be tendered in the second half of this year

Approval of the works to extend tertiary treatment at the Jerez Wastewater Treatment Plant (Cadiz)

The Andalusian Regional Government will install four portable desalination plants in Malaga: in the Trapiche DWTP (Velez-Malaga), in the Guadalmansa river wells, in the Fuengirola river and in the Marbella desalination plant

Various obstacles delay works approved in the law against drought in Catalonia, including the deadlines for the tendering of the Tordera II desalination plant

Singapore’s National Water Agency to fund desalination and water reuse innovation projects

China’s Shanghai Electric has won a contract to build a seawater desalination plant in Iraq

The municipality of Estepona (Málaga) asks the Junta for permission for a brackish water desalination plant

The European Commission has adopted, by means of three delegated acts, new hygiene rules for materials and products that come into contact with drinking water

The environmental monitoring programme of the Torrevieja desalination plant shows that the conservation of the habitat has remained at similar values since 2015

The Balearic Water Board gives the green light to the construction of a fourth desalination plant in Ibiza in the long term

Abaqua believes that “before the summer of 2025” work will have begun on extending the Santa Eulària desalination plant (Ibiza)

Almost half of the water supplied by the Mancomunidad del Taibilla to the province of Alicante comes from desalination plants

The Consorci d’Aigües de Tarragona is committed to desalination plants and reclaimed water

In Morocco, by 2030, 50% of drinking water supply will come from desalination, with the plan to build several desalination plants with a production of 1.4 billion m3

Catalonia to reuse 70% of treated water by 2040

China’s water-scarce cities to exceed 25% in wastewater reuse by 2025

A study on the cultivation of red fruits in Huelva advocates the introduction of desalination and water reuse

The Junta de Andalucía announces a further expansion of the Marbella desalination plant to 20hm3

500 organisations participate in the second PERTE call for proposals on water digitalisation

Chile’s law allowing the Ministry of Public Works to build desalination plants enters into force

Water cuts begin on the Costa del Sol: Fuengirola lowers water pressure at night

The improvement of the tertiary treatment plants in Nerja, Guadalhorce and Antequera will increase the amount of water reused for agricultural irrigation in Malaga

The Canary Islands grants 10.5 million euros in subsidies to reduce the costs of water extraction and desalination for agricultural irrigation

Acosol will build an artificial wetland to recharge aquifers with reclaimed water produced at the La Vibora WWTP (Marbella)

Thirteen irrigation communities in the Vega Baja will have a direct connection to the Torrevieja desalination plant

Avocado and mango growers willing to finance desalination plant construction

Feragua will request that the future Andalusian Sustainable Environmental Management Law eliminate or reduce to a minimum the environmental formalities for wastewater treatment and desalination plants by classifying them as green works

Andalusia approves its fourth drought decree, endowed with 218 million euros

COAG Cádiz calls for a provincial Water Board to seek solutions to the drought and advocates investment in water reuse

Barcelona is working on a new grey water ordinance to make it compulsory to reuse shower water for toilets in new building works or major renovations

Researchers succeed in combating microplastics with artificial proteins capable of degrading PET micro- and nanoplastics

Better forest management could increase river flows by 20%, study finds

The world’s aquifers are being depleted at an accelerated rate due to climate crisis



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