LOECHES Thermal Drying

Plant located in Loeches, east Madrid, where sludge from different treatment plants in the Madrid Metropolitan area is transferred for treatment.

The facility also includes a composting plant for treated sludge with a capacity of 50,000 Tn/year and a pre-treatment discharge system for 15.000 Tn/year. 19 Mw installed power in cogeneration made up of three motor-generators of 6 Mw unit power.

Contracting Organisation

Canal de Isabel II S.A.

Main features

Location: Madrid, Spain

Equivalent population: 1.000.000

Capacity: 288 Tn/day 120 m3/day H2O evaporated

Years: April 2011 to July 2015. New contract in July 2015 for 3+1 years.