Consortium Partners

Empresa Portuguesa das Aquas Livers, SA – Portugal


EPAL is the oldest and largest water supply company in Portugal, constituting the reference company within the water sector in Portugal. Founded in 1868 as CAL - Companhia das Águas de Lisboa, a privately owned concession to supply water to Lisbon, it became a State owned company in 1974, named EPAL. Since 1991, EPAL is a public limited company, wholly owned by Águas de Portugal group.

EPAL provides drinking water to 2.6 million people (about one-quarter of the Portuguese population) in 26 municipalities, including Lisbon, covering a region of around 5.4 km2. With approximately 800 staff, EPAL has assets with a net fixed value of more than 700 million EUR and a capital expenditure program of more than 170 million EUR planned during 2009-2011.

Contact person: António Bento FRANCO (Professor)




Some of the consortiums partners
This project has received
funding from the European Union’s
Seventh Programme for Research,
Technological Development and
Demonstration under Grant
Agreement No 244232
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