The agencies involved in water management in the area served by EMATSA are:

Catalan Water Agency (ACA)

This is dependent on the Department of Environment and Housing of the Generalitat de Catalunya and is competent in the basin of the Ebro, the Francolí and Gaia. These are the contributing sources which supply the metropolitan area and adjacent municipalities of Tarragona, which ensure water planning, management and control of the uses that water resources provide to supplying organisations, including EMATSA.

CAT (Consorci d’Aigües de Tarragona / Tarragona Water Consortium)
With its own legal non-profit entity formed by:

  • The Generalitat de Catalunya.
  • Municipalities and Industries in the province of Tarragona.
  • Representatives from the two communities of irrigators from The Ebro Delta.

EMATSA (Empresa Municipal Mixta d’Aigües de Tarragona, S.A.)
The Tarragona Municipal Water Board Ltd. has the mission of getting drinking water to the general public, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, in the best of health and pressure conditions established by law. We take advantage of the resources offered by the Catalan Water Agency, along with the flow of drinking water provided by the CAT (Tarragona Water Consortium).