The geographical territory that this project covers is defined and demarcated by the hydrological basin of the river Mandeo, which flows through ten councils in the province of A Coruña: Aranga, Bergondo, Betanzos, Cesuras, Coirós, Curtis, Irixoa, Oza dos Ríos, Paderne and Sobrado (summary cards). This adds up to a total of 40,033 inhabitants or potential beneficiaries, which means 1.44% of the total population of Galicia.
A large expanse of the region included in this project is also considered as a protected area by the Nature Net 2000 of Galicia. The area, which spreads along the lower stretch of the river, spans about 1,020 has. It is a space with a great natural, cultural, and ecological value; although there are important lacks and environmental risks to be improved.
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