Construction of Infrastructures


As manager of the Alqueva Project, EDIA’s mission is to boost the economy, social development and environmental preservation by working towards making the most of the territory and water resources and promoting irrigation.

Alqueva Multipurpose Project, consists of a group of infrastructures where Alqueva Reservoir is the heart as it is able to guarantee self-sufficiency for 4 consecutive years of drought.

Currently, EDIA has 130,000 hectares of irrigation land, the total area initially planned.

Meanwhile the purpose is to increase the irrigation area to 170 000 hectares.