Utilities Middle East
DEWA’s Dh256mn water pipeline project nears completion
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has completed 87.73% of its project to extend its water transmission network by 36 kilometres across Dubai, at a total cost of about AED 256 million.
The project locations include extensions along Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road and Emirates Road; and connections between the Hassyan Pump Station to Dubai Investments Park and Dubai World Central; from Nakhali Reservoir to Alaweer roundabout alongside the Dubai-Hatta Road and Muhaisnah; and from Margham wells to Dubai Al Ain Road. The project should be complete by April 2021.
“We use the latest international technologies in the generation, transmission, distribution and control of electricity and water networks, and follow the best international practices in all our projects to increase production and operational efficiency. We have made significant achievements in developing the water network to enhance its efficiency and reliability as well as increase the water flow,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
“This meets the overall development needs, keeps pace with growing demand, and increases our water reserve. These efforts have reduced the losses in water transmission.”