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 2020:

  • Technical figures

    Municipalities and towns supplied 6
    Total population supplied 492,344
    Floating population supplied 670,454
    Customers supplied 295,301
    km of network 2,045
    Municipalities and towns supplied 3
    Populated served 370,195
    km of network 804,38
    Hm3 treated 30.05
    Hmreused 8.45
  • Projects and investment in civil infrastructure

    Investment in sewer network and reclaimed water infrastructure €1,519,184.87
    Investment in drinking water network infrastructure €1,759,157.08
    Preparation of environmental projects €10,244,561.96


  • Energy and climate change

    Cogeneration of electric energy: In 2020, cogeneration at the Rincón de León WWTP reached 855.875 kWh.

  • Figures on people

    Gender Staff %
    Men 257 72%
    Women 99 28%
    Total 353  
  • Economic figures

    Figure 2019 2020 Variation
    Operating income 78,791,255 77,921,360 -1.10%
    Net result 7,557,772 6,910,670 -8.56%
  • Support schemes

    In 2020, the Board of Directors approved a support scheme for €727,811. 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 2020, a total of 1,614 families were supported
  • Wastewater treatment

    • Treated water: 30,05 Hm3
    • Reclaimed water: 8,45 Hm3
    • Sludge for agricultural use: 9.045 Tm
    • Sludge for thermal use: 19.183 Tm
    • Sludge for composting use: 1.537 Tm
  • Treated wastewater reuse

    • Current length of the reused water network in Alicante: 75.78 km.
    • A total of 83% of Alicante's green areas are irrigated with reclaimed water.
    • 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.
    • In 2020, the use of these alternative sources saved 1,157,205 m3 of drinking water.


You can find more information in our Sustainable Development Report