Canal de Isabel II attends Trade Fair for Innovative Water Management Solutions - Canal de Isabel II attends Trade Fair for Innovative Water Management Solutions
Canal de Isabel II attends Trade Fair for Innovative Water Management Solutions
Feria de Soluciones Innovadoras para la Gestión del Agua
Feria de Soluciones Innovadoras para la Gestión del Agua (SIGA).
This meeting will take place at the IFEMA Trade Fair Complex between 28 February and 3 March
• This is the first time that the event will be held and it will be attended by leading companies in the water sector
Canal de Isabel II will attend the 1st Trade Fair for Innovative Water Management Solutions [Spanish acronym: SIGA] being organised by IFEMA between 28 February and 3 March. Leading companies from the water sector in Spain and around the world are due to attend.
Hence, Canal de Isabel II will present several of the innovation projects it is currently working on and that position it as one of the most prestigious companies both domestically and internationally. The initiatives due to be presented by technicians from the company include: smart sewerage management models; extreme rainfall management in urban drainage; the treatment plant as a new urban reclaimed product deposit; and the water-energy relationship, among others.
Furthermore, the company will have a stand in the main hall to show all its visitors the unique model represented by Canal de Isabel II as a hundred-year-old company that manages all stages of the integrated water cycle: intake, treatment and distribution, sewerage and re-use.
Next year, the company plans to spend four million euros on innovation and research projects that will allow it to remain at the cutting edge of integrated water cycle management. In terms of corporate plans, the company launched an innovation plan this year aimed at encouraging a cultural change capable of producing greater innovation in processes at the company and helping to transform the company’s future.
Canal de Isabel II was set up 165 years ago to supply water to the city of Madrid. Nowadays, it provides a service to over six million people throughout the region. It is a leading company in its sector and internationally recognised for its integrated water cycle management. It has 14 reservoirs, 78 groundwater collection stations, 14 drinking water treatment plants, 33 major regulation tanks and 288 minor regulation tanks, 17,366 kilometres of inflow and distribution pipes, 160 drinking water pumping stations and 126 waste water pumping stations, 14,784 kilometres of sewer pipes, 63 storm tanks, 156 waste water treatment plants and 510 kilometres of reclaimed water pipes.