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DEWA starts work on AED 170mn water project

Project aims to increase water flow and boost reliability.

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Al Tayer: DEWA striving to improve water flow.
Al Tayer: DEWA striving to improve water flow.

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced work on a 25km water transfer network project.

The project, officially valued at AED 170 million, aims to increase the efficiency and reliability of the city’s water systems to meet growing demand and the increase in water flow.

“DEWA seeks to increase productivity, operational efficiency, and increased water flow to meet rapid growth in various areas of Dubai to drive sustainable development,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

“The project has extended the main water pipeline using Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) with different thicknesses, in addition to extending the control system and remote control from a pumping station in Al Quoz using 1,200mm-wide pipes, and the storage complex in Mushrif, and from Sheikh Zayed Road to Palm Jumeirah, using 900mm-wide pipes,” said Al Tayer.

Work is expected to finish within 20 months.

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