Els serveis

List of public services of the AMB available to citizens and entities (companies and private organizations)

Public space

Maintenance and cleaning of metropolitan beaches (except the ones in Barcelona)
What we do Cleaning of the sand and maintenance and expansion of the beach's facilities and furniture.
More information on management and services
Responsible department AMB Department of Administration and Territory. Directorate of Public Space Services
Communication and participation channels Platges website
Infoplatges app
Beach contact form
Occupancy and satisfaction survey for beach users

Maintenance and management of the metropolitan parks network
What we do Full maintenance of parks, comprising plants, urban furniture, water facilities, electricity, pavements and constructed elements.
More information on management and services
Responsible department AMB Department of Administration and Territory. Directorate of Public Space Services
Communication and participation channels Parks website
Infoparcs app
2015 survey of AMB park users

Housing

Promotion of social housing
What we do Promotion and construction of social housing in metropolitan municipalities.
Organisme responsable Metropolitan Institute for Land Promotion and Asset Management
Communication and participation channels IMPSOL
impsol@amb.cat

Waste

Fixed and mobile waste-collection service
What we do Fixed and mobile metropolitan waste-collection service in the AMB municipalities.
Responsible department AMB Environmental Department. Directorate of Waste Prevention and Management services
Communication and participation channels Waste website
Web searcher for waste collection and other environmental facilities

Mobility and public transport

The AMB is responsible for the planning of metropolitan mobility and the urban public transport network of buses and metros, the promotion of sustainable mobility, social-pricing system management, Bicibox service, etc.

Water

Domestic drinking-water supply
What we do AMB is responsible for the distribution of drinking water to the consumers, carried out through concessions with 9 suppliers.
More information
Responsible department AMB Environmental Department. Directorate of Water Cycle Services
Communication and participation channels Supply companies web directory

Water bill bonus for social and ecological reasons
What we do Approval of the social-pricing and ecological-progressiveness criteria, which take the people's financial status into account, applied to the bills received from supply companies.
Responsible department AMB Environmental Department. Directorate of Water Cycle Services
Communication and participation channels Request for a water bill bonus for social and ecological reasons
Supply companies web directory

Environmental authority

Administrative intervention as Environmental Authority service
What we do Authorisations on the water vector
Summarised report of the Metropolitan Environmental Assessment Panel
More information
Responsible department AMB Environmental Department. Directorate of Environmental Services
Communication and participation channels Website
Procedures search engine

Education

Metropolitan Education for Sustainability Programme (PMES)
What we do Educational activities and visits to environmental facilities for adults, senior citizens, families and leisure entities such as associations and youth clubs. Learning activities for schools.
Responsible department Environmental Department. Directorate of Environmental Services
Canals de comunicació/participació PMES website
PMES Blog
Metropolitan Forum of Education for Sustainability
Register form for PMES
reserves.pmes@amb.cat
Tel. 93 238 93 51

Jugateca ambiental (Environmental playroom)
What we do Spaces for environmental education based on games and educational activities in metropolitan parks, beaches and rivers.
Responsible department AMB Administration and Territory Department. Directorate of Public Space Services
Communication and participation channels Activities in Parks website
Environmental Playroom  locator
Infoparcs app
Parks, beaches and rivers Newsletter

Cartography

Cartography geoportal and geoservices 
What we do AMB produces and updates a topographical base map of the metropolitan territory and offers the following services:
Cartography geoportal: search, visualisation and download of topographical maps, orthophotos, etc.
Geoservices: cartographic products as web services
Responsible department AMB Administration and Territory Department. Directorate of Urban Planning Services
Communication and participation channels Cartography website
geoportalcartografia@amb.cat

AMB geoportal and geoservices of consolidated urban planning
What we do Urban planning geoportal
Urban planning geoservices: urban-planning products as web services
Responsible department AMB Administration and Territory Department. Directorate of Urban Planning Services
Communication and participation channels Urban planning website
geoportalcartografia@amb.cat

Laboratory

AMB Environmental Laboratory
What we do Service which analyses chemical, physical and biological parameters of surface, underground, coastal waters and wastewater; chemical and physical parameters of samples of waste and soil of facilities for waste management, and atmospheric pollutants for the different atmospheric-pollution surveillance networks.
More information
Responsible department AMB Environmental Department
Communication and participation channels Laboratory website
laboratori@amb.cat
Tel. 93 633 09 13