Making water a resource that humans can consume in a sustainable and safe way. An essential transformation for sustainable development that we guarantee through the design of drinking water treatment infrastructures and exploring new solutions to the challenges for water supply.

Purification (DWTP)

3 out of 10 people still lack a reliable drinking water service. The challenges arising from the climate emergency hinder access to water, thus we have to act swiftly to find water treatment solutions that ensure the sustainable and safe supply of quality water for human consumption.

ACCIONA responds with water treatment solutions to make water safe or fit for consumption. It is designing water treatment infrastructure, to add to the facilities it has already built, to provide a safe access framework for more than 31 million people worldwide.

The company has built more than 120 drinking water treatment plants with a total capacity of 8.5 million m3/day.

3 out of 10 people still lack reliable drinking water

Key figures

Data as of 31 December 2019

+ 120

water treatment plants

8.5 M

m3/day capacity

31 M


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Water treatment consists mainly of removing substances that are toxic to people, such as chrome, lead or zinc, as well as algae, sand or bacteria and viruses that may be present in the water. In short, to eliminate any potential risk to people's health.