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DEWA awards $70.7mn deal for 46km water network

The move aims to provide a reliable infrastructure to meet the different requirements for development, and DEWA's strategy to enhance the efficiency and reliability of water networks to meet the increasing growth of demand and water flow all over Dubai

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 Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a $70.7mn contract for a project to supply, lay and commission a 46km water transmission network in Dubai.

The move aims to provide a reliable infrastructure to meet the different requirements for development, and DEWA's strategy to enhance the efficiency and reliability of water networks to meet the increasing growth of demand and water flow all over Dubai.

"DEWA is always seeking to raise its production and operational capacity and increase water flow to meet the increasing growth of the demand for water all over Dubai at all times to contribute to driving sustainable development and providing the different requirements to achieve our plans," said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA .

The project includes laying Glass Reinforced Epoxy (GRE) water pipes with different diameters between Dubai Academic City Road and Dubai Bypass Road and the Emirates Road, and from the Emirates Road along Jebel Ali-Al Hebab reaching Al Qudra Road. Also, a main pipeline will be extended from Al Lussaily reservoir to the intersection of Al-Ain Road and Jebel Ali-Al Hebab, in addition to other pipelines from Mushrif Station to Al Warqa'a, and along Al Khaleej Road.

It will also provide water through gravity in emergencies to various areas, and bring water to Al Reem Area, and the future projects on both sides of Al Qudra Road, and other developments.

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