The Integrated Water Cycle, through the Control Centre, controls and operates the water facilities of the municipal sanitation system.
The initiative is part of a winning pilot project of the Ideas Competition: Transition Cities 2015, which aims to use the water of public swimming pools.
The noise maps of the City of Valencia are based on the calculation methods for different noise sources (road traffic, railway and industry noise) recommended by the Directive 2002/49/EC of the European Parliament. Noise maps have been developed through predictive techniques.
The Green Homes programme is an educational project for families to adopt more responsible environmental behaviours.
– The Climate Change Observatory is a specialized centre intended to disseminate and explain to the public environmental problems, such as Global Warming.
– The Bio-Office is an open window to the citizen. Visitors can receive advice and guidance on issues related to sustainability, climate change and environmental protection.
The City Council of Valencia allocated 4 million Euros for improving the energy efficiency in street lighting and, thus, reducing the energy consumption more than 70%: generating 11.729.678 kWh of energy savings and 1.828.947’08 Euros of economic savings.
The Integration project has become eligible for ERDF funding.
The area eligible for aid, to be published in the last quarter of 2016, includes the territory of the Horta de l’Arc de Moncada and the Horta de Campanar.
The Project LIGHT2CAT develops new additives based on titanium dioxide for inclusion in concretes to improve ambient air quality in cities.
European Programme: Climate KIC
It promotes innovative urban projects in order to maximise impact on carbon reduction.
Involves the development and validation of a tool to support public bodies on the decision making related to the purchase of more environmentally friendly urban furniture.
NIGHTWAY is a pilot project based on a new photoluminescent material that will encourage the installation of such material along a 30-meter section of the bicycle lane on La Devesa- El Saler.
CAT-MED (Change Mediterranean metropolises around times) is aimed at promoting an experimental method based on green areas (the “Green Apple”) as a step towards building sustainable cities. The transnational scale is of key importance, because the convergence of metropolitan actions and strategies related to territorial management, economic and social cohesion and environmental features undertaken by all the cities can have an effect on preventing natural risks linked to climate change.