16 articles about "Acuamed"

Spain entertains desalination capacity boost for farmers Vol 18, Issue 10 (October 2017)

The Spanish agricultural lobby has reluctantly embraced desalination after the Tagus- Segura pipeline dried up earlier this year. Do the long-term economics stack up?

Spain targets corruption in the water sector Vol 18, Issue 4 (April 2017)

Parliamentarians have called for an independent audit of the procurement bodies embroiled in the corruption scandal that has rocked the Spanish water sector. Allegations of a hidden public sector deficit could have wider implications for Spain’s relationship with the EU.

Europe water in brief Vol 17, Issue 11 (November 2016)

Up to 800 new biogas plants could be installed in Poland between now and 2020, according to a survey by anaerobic digestion investor Bio Alians.

Spanish scandal Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

  • Top executives at Acciona and FCC and at the Spanish government’s Acuamed water procurement company are among 13 people arrested in ongoing investigations into the awarding of contracts relating to Spain’s desalination programme...
  • At the time they were awarded, we were a bit suspicious of the way the contracts for the Acuamed programme were divided so neatly among the various Spanish contractors, but that does not seem to be the issue here. Instead, the allegations concern large additional payments to...

Spanish water sector reels under new corruption scandal Vol 17, Issue 1 (January 2016)

Allegations of corrupt practices in the awarding of key infrastructure contracts have resulted in the arrest of several key figures in the Spanish private water industry.

A FOR ACTION Vol 14, Issue 2 (February 2013)

Acciona Agua’s global revenues pierced the €500 million threshold for the first time last year.

CAP IN HAND Vol 13, Issue 7 (July 2012)

The Spanish government has openly admitted that it lacks the funds necessary to achieve compliance with the European Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive by the 2015 deadline.

Spain’s water sector needs an EU bailout Vol 13, Issue 7 (July 2012)

The last-minute rescue of Acuamed underscores the dire financial situation in Spain’s water sector. Can the ‘zombie banks’ inject some life back into the market?

Taking advantage of good connections Vol 11, Issue 3 (March 2010)

Eighteen months ago, Sacyr Vallehermoso was rumoured to be looking to dump its water division. Director-general Pablo Abril-Martorell tells GWI why it was right to hold on.

Spain faces call to double water tariffs Vol 11, Issue 2 (February 2010)

A recent conference in Madrid tackled the thorny issue of how to achieve cost recovery through appropriate water pricing mechanisms. There were some surprising conclusions.