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ACCIONA Agua will discuss about the benefits of desalination during the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia


Virginia Sodré, ACCIONA Agua Commercial Development Director in Brazil, will represent the company and will participate actively in the world meeting to be held in Brasilia, between March 18 and 23

ACCIONA Agua, will address desalination issue during the 8th World Water Forum, an event that will take place in Brasilia, next week. Virgina Sodré, ACCIONA Agua Commercial Development Director in Brazil will participate, on March 19, in a conversation between clients, visitors and specialist in the subject. Virginia is leading a study by ACCIONA Agua to determine the viability of the construction of a desalination plant in the city of Fortaleza (CE). "One of the main bottlenecks of the Brazilian infrastructure is the correct management of water resources, and in the not so distant future, entire populations, in several cities of the country, will depend on seawater desalination and reuse projects of wastewater to have drinking water”, Virginia said.

During her remarks, Virgina will cover the use of ACCIONA´s experience in desalinations projects carried out to guarantee drinking water in several countries, as well as the different innovations in this field.

Moreover, ACCIONA Agua participates, together with other companies, as a sponsor within the ICEX stand, as it did in the previous edition of the Forum in Korea.

ACCIONA Agua in Brazil

ACCIONA Agua is carrying out the works of the waste water treatment system of São Gonçalo, the second-largest city in the state after Rio de Janeiro. The project, which will be built over three years, includes the environmental recovery of the Alcântara and Mutondo river basin and will serve an estimated population of 250,000 inhabitants. Moreover is also carrying out the construction of the end-to-end management of the water system in Divinópolis, in the state of Minas de Gerais (southeastern Brazil). The contract includes the design, construction and start-up of two wastewater treatment stations, 16 pumping stations for the system and the construction of a wastewater pipe network for the city. In the same state, the company has carried out the redevelopment and improvement of the wastewater treatment plant at Arrudas



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