AQUACYCLE invites local community in Almeria, Spain to draw up reuse action plans of treated effluent


The research teams of the Plataforma Solar de Almeria (PSA) - Energy Department - Solar Treatment of Water Unit (PSA-CIEMAT) and the Regional Entity for Wastewater Sanitation and Treatment in Murcia (ESAMUR) are pleased to announce the second series of workshops with Spanish water stakeholders, under the theme “Have your say in the development of action plans for the reuse of treated wastewater”.

Following brief presentations on the objectives of the ENI CBC Med Programme, and the objectives of the AQUACYCLE project, the workshop programme includes interactive sessions during which representatives of civil society (farmers, local officials, Local NGOs and citizens, especially women and young people) will be invited to express their perceptions and identify the problems and challenges related to the reuse of treated wastewater in their region as well as possible solutions to solve these.

The workshop will also be an opportunity for participants to draw a layout plan for wastewater reuse of their area based on maps established by the project in a web-based geographic information system.

The workshop will take place on Friday 25 March 2022, and will be organized on the premises of Plataforma Solar de Almería in Tabernas, Almería.

Tabernas is a municipality of Almería province, in the autonomous community of Andalusia, Spain, as well as the name of the principal town of the municipality. It is located on the edge of the famous Tabernas Desert, the filming location of many feature films and TV series. The three film sets in the area: Fort Bravo, Western Leone, Mini Hollywood attract a modest number of tourists. It is the site of Moorish castle ruins, an old church, and a refurbished Teatro Municipal.

By Maksym Abramov - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

The Spanish version of this announcement, together with the agenda and the registration form can be accessed in “news section” on this link