Adviser Environment Fuensanta Coves, today signed an agreement with Sevilla in the Consortium of Provincial waters of this province, which guarantees an investment of 581.3 million euros in the next 8 years , while that sets requirements for the provision of quality water services to all Sevillians. More than 1.6 millions of people will benefit from this agreement has also been signed by Emasesa, Aljarafesa, Consortium Huesna, Écija Plan, Commonwealth of the Shire of Estepa, Commonwealth and Southern Consortium of the Sierra Norte.
The agreement, which is the culmination of the process of agreeing the urban water cycle that began in May 2003 with the formation of the Consortium of Provincial Water Seville, is one of the most innovative of those have been signed in all Andalusia in the last two years. Thus, for the first time, the various entities signatories undertake to comply with quality requirements in the water utilities also will be weighted according to a set of objective indicators.
Among the objectives of quality agreed, stressed the requirement to install individual water consumption at least 95 percent of households. This measure, which is highly developed in water management systems such as the Emasesa and Aljarafesa allows self domestic consumption, promotes savings and enables the development of systems for charging and control of expenditure set to each household. The entities that are part of Consorcio de Aguas de Sevilla also committed to regularly read the actual consumption of a minimum of six months and billing, in this case a maximum of three months. It will also remove tariffs' zero 'and the consortium entities must have and implement health policy, prevention of occupational hazards and industrial plants. Finally, we have all permits and comply with environmental requirements, such as discharges of treated wastewater, hazardous waste facilities or potentially polluting the atmosphere.
Following the signing of this agreement is iran progressively requiring compliance with these quality indices, which are well established in the populations served by Emasesa, Aljarafesa and Huesna Consortium, and in need of further development in Écija included in the Plan, Commonwealth of Estepa , Sierra Norte and Sierra Sur. A number of objective indicators, also developed at the convention, will be checking the fulfillment of these objectives.
Source: of Andalusia