Leading Spain's International Water Expansion
Founded 40 years ago, Cadagua is a pioneer and leading company in the field of the engineering and construction of water treatment and reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants.
Founded 40 years ago, Cadagua is a pioneer and leading company in the field of the engineering and construction of water treatment and reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants. A subsidiary of Ferrovial, one of the world's largest private investor in transportation infrastructures, Cadagua is an EPC contractor specialising in turn-key contracts, operation and maintenance and BOOTs in the following product lines:
• Desalination: seawater/brackish water RO desalination. Over 1,000,000 m3/d desalinated water installed capacity
• Water treatment: sewage, reuse, drinking water
• Industrial water: wastewater, make-up, process and cooling
• Sludge thermal drying.
Company services include everything from the design to the financing and operation of a water treatment plant:
- Characterisation studies (laboratory/pilot plant)
- Process selection and basic design
- Detail engineering
- Equipment and material procurement
- Quality control and inspections
- Erection, field installation
- Start-up and Commissioning
- O&M staff training
- O&M services
- Financing of the project.
Cadagua has successfully accomplished the design and construction of more than 200 water treatment plants (drinking, wastewater plants and desalination installations) and more than 140 facilities in the industrial field, amounting to a total treatment capacity of over 15,000,000 m3/d. Regarding operation and maintenance, company contracts service 21,000,000 equivalent population. These figures position the company at the head of Spanish enterprises in the field.
Cadagua's growth is based on sustainable solutions that deliver the highest possible lifecycle value of the installations, minimum investment and lowest operation and maintenance cost. Cadagua has been awarded "Distinction" in the 'Water Company of the Year 2010' category by the Global Water Awards. The company was recognised for making the most significant contribution to the development of the international water sector during the year, given its recent contract awards in UAE, Oman, India and Morocco.
Cadagua's international nature has led the company to a successful expansion and counts today with references in countries such as Saudi Arabia, UAE, China, India, UK, France, Portugal, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Cyprus, Poland, Venezuela, Chile and Spain. Office locations include Dubai, New Delhi, Warsaw, Mexico D.F. and Sidney.