Drinking water/wastewater triple contract win across Europe helps Aqualia enter two new markets

Spanish firm FCC Aqualia has been awarded three new contracts in Spain, Serbia and Kosovo worth a total of €21.6 million...

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Spanish firm FCC Aqualia has been awarded three new contracts in the cities of Madrid (Spain), Vrsac (Serbia) and Prizren (Kosovo), worth a total of €21.6 million.

The contract won through Aqualia Infraestructuras for a drinking water plant in Vrsac in Serbia is Aqualia’s first in the Balkan country.

The €5.6 million contract will consist of building a treatment plant with a capacity to produce 26,000 m3/day for the city of Vrsac, in Voivodina province.

In Kosovo, regional water company Hidroregjioni Jugor has pre-awarded a contract to Aqualia, again through Aqualia Infraestructuras, for the construction of the Prizren treatment plant.

The €10.5 million contract is scheduled to be signed in January 2015 and is another first in the country for Aqualia. Once completed, the plant will treat the city’s wastewater with a capacity in the initial stage of an equivalent population of 50,000.

The Spanish firm is currently building treatment plants at Niksic and Pljevija (Montenegro) and in Konjic (Bosnia), under contracts worth a total of €30 million.

In Spain, Aqualia will be responsible for operation & maintenance tasks at 28 wastewater treatment plants, owned by the Canal de Isabel II water authority.

The plants are located in 28 municipal districts in the Madrid region, in the catchment area of the river Alberche. This new contract, worth nearly €5.5 million, is for two years, extendable for a further two years.

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