It is the water management company owned by the citizen services group FCC and by the Australian ethical fund IFM Investors. The company is the largest water company in Spain, the fourth in Europe in terms of population served and ranks amongst the top ten worldwide, according to the newest Global Water Intelligence report (August 2019).
Aqualia is a benchmark in the sector and stands at the vanguard as a specialized, transparent and innovative entity. It´s main activity comprises 3 major areas among which it creates synergies in knowledge, methodology, research and development, working with local partners and administrations: integral management of public water services, design and construction of all types of water infrastructures, global solutions for the use of water in industry.
The company has its own R&D area, working for innovation and development of new technologies. Currently, its R&D area has developed 5 new products and process as well as new patented technologies. Aqualia has broad knowledge specialized in environmental services (such as WWT, sludge management and biogas reuse). Its experience on coordinating EU projects supports its capacity to lead LIFE INTEXT. Its intervention would be essential in order to select the project location, get the required permits for the construction and operation of the project prototypes, replicate and transfer the technologies for further implementation and spread disseminate and communicate the project concept, objectives and results.