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* ACS Cobra Tedagua has won the contract to build the 27,000m<sup>3</sup>/d Denia plant (see desalination tracker).

It completes the full house for Spain’s desalination companies. With Inima working on Alicante phase 2, Acciona taking Torrevieja, Cadagua with Sadyt winning Aguilas, Aqualia and Befesa securing Bajo Almanzora, and Dragados with Degrémont finding success in Barcelona, none of the Spanish majors has been left out of the bonanza. It is difficult to know what to make of it: can it really be that none of the Spanish desalination companies has a sufficiently sustainable competitive advantage to secure more than one project?