Aigües de Barcelona EMGCIA (AB)
Aigües de Barcelona EMGCIA (AB) is a water company responsible for the management and distribution of drinking water in Barcelona and its surroundings, providing water to 3.000.000 inhabitants. It has a network of 4554 km and distributes 212.53 hm3 of water per year. The company integrates water policies to ensure water quality and controls the status of both surface and groundwater to reach the desired environmental and health quality standards. In addition, the company is in charge of various wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) and surveys their functioning according to the current legislation, ensuring their treatment efficiency.
AB participates or supports research studies to achieve integrated water management practices in order to produce water with high quality standards in a sustainable and environmental friendly way