DEWA awards $3.26mn water pipeline contract
Deal to lay 8.3km of pipes from Al Qudra road to Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a contract worth AED 12mn ($3.26mn) to supply, extend and commission main water transmission networks.
The project covers the installation of 600mm-diameter Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) water pipelines across 8.3 Km from Al Qudra road to Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park.
The project aims to meet the future demand of water in the Solar Park project and surrounding areas and is scheduled to be operational in January 2016.
“DEWA seeks to enhance the efficiency and transmission capacity of water supply in the Emirate to meet the growing demand for water services from all sectors including customers and developers,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.
“The AED 12 million development project also reinforces our emergency supply plan and supports the sustainable development of Dubai.”