Key figures

Datos Significativos

Transparency, the key to good water management


Transparent management is a key element for any company, and in our case it is an essential obligation which we are perfectly happy to meet. Below are some of Aguas de Alicante's actions, indicators and main data for financial year 2018:

  • Technical figures

    Municipalities and towns supplied 6
    Total population supplied 483,196
    Floating population supplied 669,441
    Customers supplied 292,347
    km of network 2,214
    Municipalities and towns supplied 3
    Populated served 363,039
    km of network 799
    m3 treated 27,842,222
    Population equivalent supplied 545,211
  • Projects and investment in civil infrastructure

    Investment in sewer network and reclaimed water infrastructure €2,629,481.25
    Investment in drinking water network infrastructure €1,127,182.25
    Preparation of environmental projects €11,232,547.29


  • Energy and climate change

    Cogeneration of electric energy: In 2018, cogeneration at the Rincón de León WWTP reached 2,428,125 kWh, which met 28.4% of the plant's energy needs.

  • Figures on people

    Gender Staff %
    Men 256 73%
    Women 97 27%
    Total 353  
  • Economic figures

    Figure 2016 2017 Variation
    Operating income 76,789,346 76,975,948 0.24%
    Net result 7,850,458 7,133,582 -9.13%
  • Support schemes

    In 2018, the Board of Directors approved a support scheme for €513,000. The support scheme is designed to alleviate the serious financial situation of people and family units that have been particularly affected by the recession. In 2018, a total of 1,642 families were supported. The amount allocated is 8.2% higher than in 2017.
  • Indirect economic impact of projects and works

    • Revitalization of the construction sector.

    • Improvement in environmental conditions

    • Sustaining employment in suppliers of works and services.

    • Investment involving the use of goods and services

    • Strong impact on employment: 471 jobs in the 62 subcontracted companies in 2018.

  • Wastewater treatment

    • m3 of treated water: 27,942,222
    • m3 of reclaimed water: 11,901,634 m3 / year
    • Sludge for agricultural use: 5,662 t/year
    • Sludge for thermal use: 21,979 t/year
    • Population equivalent supplied: 547,210
  • Treated wastewater reuse

    • Current length of the reused water network in Alicante: 72.8 km.
    • A total of 70% of Alicante's green areas are irrigated with reclaimed water. As a result, the surface area of green areas can be increased three-fold.
    • Aguas de Alicante also utilises non-drinkable groundwater for irrigation of landscaped green areas, street cleaning, and other uses that do not require quality water.
    • o In 2018, the use of these alternative sources saved 1,110,748 m3 of drinking water.