Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has completed 92 per cent of the Water Pumping Station project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project includes two phases: the first with a capacity of 4.5 million imperial gallons of water per day (MIGD) and the second with a capacity of 3 MIGD.
Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of DEWA, said that the 7.5 MIGD pumping station at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park uses the latest world-class technologies as well as energy efficiency. The station is expected to be completed and connected to Dubai’s water network by the end of June 2021. The total cost of the project is Dh23.1 million.
Abdullah Obaidullah, Executive Vice President of Water & Civil at DEWA, said that the pumping station aims to meet the water demand of the different facilities and buildings at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park and nearby areas. He also noted that the station will use clean energy from the solar park and can be operated remotely through the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.