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DEWA starts work on transmission network across Dubai

Will connect 17 locations to ensure reliable water, electricity supply

| | Oct 22, 2014 | 10:31 pm
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Will connect 17 locations to ensure reliable water, electricity supply

oct2014-region01Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced commencing work on a 25-kilometer-long watertransmission network project across Dubai.

At a cost of AED 170 million, the project will connect 17 locations with the main transmission lines to increase flow, ensure reliable supply and raise the network pressure to meet current and future demands, the announcement highlighted.

“In line with its strategy and plans to meet developmental requirements that align with the Dubai upgrading the efficiency and capacity of the infrastructure to generate, transmit and distribute electricity and water to secure the needs of customers, developers and other business categories in light of the ongoing increase in demand on electricity and water,” said H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA.

Al Tayer explained that the project included extending Glass-Reinforced-Epoxy (GRE) main water pipelines in different diameters, in addition to a remote control and monitoring system. “Work on extending and launching the main water transmission network is expected to be completed by the end of 2015,” he concluded

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