Crown Prince Felipe and Crown Prince Naruhito Visit the Canal de Isabel II
Don Felipe and Prince Naruhito visited the Canal de Isabel II, which controls the water cycle in Madrid.
During his visit, the Prince of Asturias and Crown Prince of Japan toured the Main Control Center and activated carbon filters in the treatment plant, together with the President of the Community of Madrid, Ignacio Gonzalez, Secretary of State for the Environment, Federico Ramos de Armas, the mayor of Majadahonda Foxá Narcissus, the Minister of Presidency and Government spokesmen of the Community of Madrid and president of Canal de Isabel II Management, Salvador Victoria, the general Director of Canal de Isabel II Management, Adrian Martin, and deputy director of Water Quality, Alfonso King, among others.
Currently, Canal de Isabel II operates 14 reservoirs, 81 groundwater catchments, 374 tanks, 18 pump stations, 13 water treatment plants drinking, over 16,000 kilometers of network adduction and a distribution network of 7,000 kilometers of sewer, 150 wastewater treatment plants, 30 depots and 236 kilometers reclaimed water pipeline for transport.
Canal de Isabel II is the public body responsible for the management of the water cycle in Madrid. The company was founded in 1851 and its launching marked the entrance to modernity.