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Portable desalination. Plants Tedagua’s commitment to the water emergency in the island of La Palma

Portable desalination. Plants Tedagua’s commitment to the water emergency in the island of La Palma

·      Published in Smart Water Magazine in June, 2022

On September 19, 2021, a new volcano erupted in the Cumbre Vieja ridge on the island of La Palma, in the Canary Islands (Spain). Suddenly, the eruption and especially those affected by it were the focus of attention of Spain and much of the world. The lava destroyed the water conveyance network that supplies water from the north of the island to the irrigated area in the south, where most of the island’s banana plantations are located

In response to the water emergency, Tedagua provided two portable desalination plants, located in Puerto Naos, which made it possible, just three weeks after the works had started, to supply irrigation water for the banana plantations in the area, thus minimising the impact of the volcano on the lives of the people of La Palma.

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