Albufera Sur

The Albufera WWTP in the La Ribera Baixa Region serves the municipalities of Alginet, Almussafes, Benifaió and Sollana.

This major treatment plant plays an essential role in maintaining the ecological conditions of the Albufera and has been operating for more than 10 years, treating waste water using a complete process the includes removal of N and P nutrients, final water disinfection and anaerobic digestion of the sludge and energy recovery of the biogas to minimize the plant’s energy consumption.

Type of treatment

Biological treatment of activated sludge with elimination of N and P.

Main features

Location: Valencia, Spain

Equivalent population: 199.000

Capacity: 34.100 m3/day

Year: 2005