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Barcelona relying on desalinated water to keep up with its needs during drought

One-third of city's drinking water coming from desalination plant

May 29, 2023  By Ground Water Canada

Spain – Plagued by prolonged drought, residents of Barcelona are now getting one-third of their drinking water through a desalination process. The desalination plant, which was built in 2009, is operating at full throttle to keep up with the area’s water needs. Only two years ago, desalination accounted for only three per cent of the city’s water needs. The Canadian Press report | READ MORE

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