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Canal de Isabel II confirms its guarantee to supply water in Villanueva de Perales and Villamantilla - Canal de Isabel II confirms its guarantee to supply water in Villanueva de Perales and Villamantilla

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Canal de Isabel II confirms its guarantee to supply water in Villanueva de Perales and Villamantilla

2018-05-06

Two new forebays will be built to guarantee the supply to the 3,000 inhabitants in the two towns


The company will allocate 1.78 million to the construction of the forebays in the municipalities


Canal de Isabel II ratifies its guarantee to supply water in Villanueva de Perales and Villamantilla with the construction of the respective forebays in these municipalities. The contract for the works for these infraestructures represents an investment of 1.78 million euros and the term for completions is 13 months. The proposal for award must be approved by the public entity's Board of Directors, after the Regional Government has been informed. 

Specifically, Canal is going to construct two forebays to regulate water destined for drinking water with a capacity of 1,200 cubic metres, in Villanueva de Perales and 1,000 cubic metres in Villamantilla. These infrastructures will guarantee the supply of drinking water to these municipalities, in the event of any incidents involving pipeliness supplying water to the 3,000 inhabitants in these two towns. 

GUARANTEED SUPPLY AND SERVICE CONTINUITY  

This initiative forms part of the first two lines of the Canal de Isabel II 2018-2030 Strategic Plan: on the one hand, line 1 of the Plan is designed to guarantee the water supply to all the residents in Madrid and, on the other, line 3 aims to strengthen service continuity.

There are considerable variations in water consumption in the towns throughout the day, during the week or during different times of the year. In order to adapt the supply to these variations and to guarantee the supply in the event of a service a failure of any kind, Canal has a network of over 300 forebays distributed across the Community of Madrid.

Canal de Isabel II was founded more than 165 years ago to supply water to the city of Madrid. It currently employs more than 2.500 people working daily to provide a service to more than 6 million people in the region. It is an innovative company, a leader in its sector, and internationally recognised for its management of the integrated water cycle.

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