DEWA increases water pump station capacity at Al Yalayis 5

TRME DEWAThe DEWA headquarters in Dubai. (Image source: DEWA)Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has increased the capacity of the water pumping station in Dubai's Al Yalayis 5 to 36mn gallons of water daily at a cost of US$12.39mn to meet the growing need for water across Dubai

The project included supplying and installation of the new water pumps and then testing and commissioning them, and additional electromechanical work.

“DEWA’s work is in line with its strategic plan, which is a vital part of the UAE Vision 2021 and the Dubai Plan 2021. DEWA is establishing a water network infrastructure in accordance with international standards of efficiency, reliability and availability to meet the current and future requirements of the emirate. This is done by increasing the flow of water to meet a growing across Dubai,” said HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.

“DEWA aspires to achieve customer happiness by adopting the latest and most efficient techniques for the production, transportation and distribution of water that also meet international standards. DEWA’s current daily production capacity is 470mn gallons of desalinated water.”

In 2017, the average daily water consumption in Dubai reached around 322mn gallons, while average consumption during the peak summer times reached 362mn gallons per day.

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