• tribunal1Water Court

    The "Water Court of the Plain of Valencia", better known by its shortened name of  "Water Court" is without any doubt, the oldest existing justice institution in Europe.
  • puerta-catedralA weekly session

    His weekly meeting every Thursday of the year, on the right side of Gothic Door of the Apostles of the Cathedral of Valencia, is an unavoidable apppointment for tourists, school visits, pedestrians who congregate around waiting for that neighboring bells from the "Micalet" stoke the twelve hours to watch their session.
  • tribunal2A model of justice

    We must not get to the erroneous conclusion that it is a folk and ineffective institution that tradition has bequeathed us: therefore , after that simplicity and simplicity of operation, devoid of complicated protocols and legal formulas, a model of justice that farmer from the plain has been respected in an ancient institution that has survived all legislative reforms.
  • corroMillennial institution

    Our Millennial institution remains appreciated for its uniqueness and perfect operation constituting today, without a doubt, one of the most precious cultural heritage of Valencia.

    For these and other reasons the Tribunal de las Aguas de la Vega de Valencia was recognized Intangible Cultural Heritage by the UNESCO in 2009.

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    Enrique Aguilar Valls

    President of The Water Court

    Biennium 2013 - 2015

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    José Alfonso Soria García

    Vice president of The Water Court

    Biennium 2013 - 2015

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    Carlos Nácher

    Sheriff of The Water Court

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    Guards of The Water Court


  • María José Olmos Rodrigo

    Secretary of The Water Court
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Acequias of Valencia

  • lorenzo-hueso-timoneda

    Acequia Quart

    D. Lorenzo Hueso Calatrava   Syndic.
    Secretariat: Pza. Manises nº 2 – 10ª.- 46003 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 391 83 43 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • francisco-almenar-cubells

    Acequia Benàger and Faitanar

    D. Francisco Almenar Cubells   Syndic.
    Secretariat: C/. Colón nº 46.- 46210 PICANYA.- Tel. 96 159 14 97 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • blas-almenar-marco

    Acequia Tormos

    D. Blas Almenar Marco   Syndic.
    Secretariat: C/. Visitación nº 29 - b.- 46009 VALENCIA.- Tel 96 347 11 56 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • jose-alfonso-soria-garcia

    Acequia Mislata

    D. José Alfonso Soria García   Syndic.
    Secretariat: Pza. Manises nº 2- 10ª.- 46003 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 391 83 43 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • vicente-march-cervera

    Acequia Chirivella

    D. Vicente March Cervera   Syndic.
    Secretariat: Pza. Manises nº 2 - 10ª.- 46003 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 391 83 43 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • miguel-sanchis-hueso

    Acequia Mestalla

    D. Miguel Sanchis Hueso   Syndic.
    Secretariat: C/. Náquera nº 8.- 46003 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 391 16 01 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • francisco-vazquez-olmos

    Acequia Favara

    D. Francisco Vázquez Olmos   Syndic.
    Secretariat: C/. Concordia nº 3 - b.- 46003 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 391 90 24 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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  • enrique-aguilar-valls

    Acequia Rascanya

    D. Enrique Aguilar Valls   Syndic.
    Secretariat: Pza. Constitución nº 19.- 46120 ALBORAYA.- Tel. 96 186 00 02 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
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  • vicente-nacher-luz

    Acequia Rovella

    D. Vicente Nácher Luz   Syndic.
    Secretariat: C/. Reina Doña Germana nº 6 - 1º.- 46005 VALENCIA.- Tel. 96 374 65 62 Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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The Tribunal de las Aguas imposes the blouse to José Manuel Miralles

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Today has received the blouse of the Tribunal de las Aguas, the director-general's Statutory Development, José Manuel Miralles. Following the imposition of the blouse, took seat as Síndico of honor at the plenary session of the Tribunal. Subsequently, Miralles has signed in the book of Honor and received the Medal of the Millennium. His heartfelt words of thanks have been the culmination of an emotional act, in which the Síndicos wanted to show their appreciation to a great contributor, and has enjoyed the participation of the Conseller of Justice and Interior, Serafín Castellano, and much of the equipment for his Department.

JM Miralles

Miralles and President of the Tribunal

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International Congress on law and water management visit The Tribunal de las Aguas

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The International Congress on law and water management: 'Water, roads, knowledge in the Iberian Peninsula from the Roman Empire to Muslim power', which takes place at the University Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH), has held a field day, with visit to the session of the Tribunal de las Aguas and the Huerta of Valencia, on Thursday, May 22.

It's a scientific meeting that discusses the management of water and water resources in the Iberian Peninsula during ancient, Roman, Visigothic, and Muslim, from the field of structural and architectural development, as well as their legal status, jurisdiction and economic development.

The day has begun at 11.00 hours in the Casa Vestuario of the Tribunal de las Aguas, where delegates have been received by the director-general of the Water of the Generalitat Valenciana, José Alberto Comos, and the President of the Tribunal de las Aguas, Enrique Aguilar.

Advisory counsel to the Tribunal de las Aguas Javier Pastor has pronounced an explanatory talk on the ancient institution, its history and performance, and has guided to Congressmen in his visit to the plenary session of the Tribunal. Also, the professor at the free University of Berlin, Dr. Ignacio Czeghun, scientific director of the Congress, has signed in the book of visits of the Tribunal.

In the afternoon, at the Palacio de Colomina, Professor Luis Pablo Martínez, inspector of heritage furniture of the Generalitat Valenciana, gave a lecture on the Tribunal de las Aguas. While Professor of the University of Valencia Josep Torró Abad has spoken about the management of the agricultural space in the Muslim period in Valencia.

After the conferences, there has been a guided visit to the Huerta Museum (in Almàssera) and to the Agromuseo of Vera (in Alboraya), both in the area of influence of the Acequia Rascanya, so that researchers could visit the Huerta of Valencia and taste a product typical as it is the horchata de chufa.

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Enrique Aguilar, re-elected Syndic of the Acequia Rascanya

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Enrique Aguilar Valls will be three years more in front of the Acequia Rascanya, after his re-election Sunday as Syndic of this irrigation channel.

Acequia Rascanya waters the huerta of Benimaclet (Valencia), Tavernes Blanques, Alboraya and Almàssera and brings together a total of 1,100 irrigators.

Enrique Aguilar is the current President of the Tribunal de las Aguas, for the biennium 2013-2015.