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FCC extends water management contract for Almería through 2032

29/12/2005

FCC extends water management contract for Almería through 2032

The Almería Town Council has extended the concession for the management of municipal water services held by Aqualia for twenty years. For the FCC subsidiary, the contract extension is valued at 700 million euros.

Under the agreement, Aqualia will invest 26,459,177 euros in renovating and improving the supply, sanitation and water treatment infrastructures in the city of Almeria.

In addition, Aqualia will finance the cost of implementing the new desalination plant in Almeria in the amount of 7,322,775 euros. The facility has a water production capacity of 45,000 m3/day.

Aqualia, a subsidiary of the FCC Group, operates in the management, operation and maintenance of public water supply, sanitation and water treatment services. It operates in more 700 than cities and towns across Spain, serving a population of more than 11 million.

In Almería, it has demonstrated experience and valuable knowledge of the peculiarities of the region as far as comprehensive water management is concerned, where it has been rendering such services 1992 with more than 180,000 inhabitants served. In addition to the capital, Almería, it operates in Najar, provides wastewater treatment services in El Ejido, Adra, Berja and Dalías and manages wastewater treatment stations in Cabo de Gata, Bobar and Toyo.