Use of water
Viesgo is committed to defending natural resource, which is why we have a philosophy
of control and optimisation in the responsible use and consumption of water as a
limited and vital element for life. We are therefore working towards efficiently managing
water resources, considering the acquisition and waste generated primarily in the
convention generation business.
In our thermal power plants, water is primarily consumed in processes, fire-fighting
services and the production of demineralised water, without considering the amount
used for cooling, as this is returned to its source.
The water acquired in our plants comes from the sea and from lakes, and all extraction
sources are controlled by the Public Authorities. Included among our most noteworthy
activities to safeguard this scarce asset are the reuse of water in the plants and the
purification process of the water released back to the source from which it was