Dubai: The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) is working to increase the water flow by developing a distribution network with a 100mm to 450mm diametre.

The ultimate target of this project is to meet all requirements and secure uninterrupted supplies of water.

Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Dewa said: "Dewa is moving ahead with its vital projects, especially in the field of infrastructure."

"So far, it has extended approximately 154km of water pipelines of this project, which costs Dh127.80 million."

"This project, which aims to boost the capacity of water distribution networks, started on November 4, 2009 and it is expected to be completed in November 2012."

He added: "This step is part of Dewa's strategic plan to enhance the operational efficiency of its water networks, support water distribution networks and increase the quantities of water to meet the ever-increasing demand."

"This step comes in line with the strategy of the Government of Dubai to consolidate the pillars of sustainable economic development by maximising the efficiency and capability of its infrastructure to establish an adequate flow of water all over the emirate of Dubai," Al Tayer said.


Dewa has made progress in carrying out the project of supplying, extending, testing and commissioning water distribution networks with a 100mm to 450mm diameter and a total length of 397km covering areas including but not limited to Al Barsha South, Academic City, Jumeirah 2, Al Rafa and the Third Industrial Area at Jebel Ali.