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Dewa Central Lab earns accreditation for water, oil testing

Accreditation is for both environmental and petrochemical testing services

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Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa)’s Central Laboratory has been accredited for ISO/IEC 17025:2005 by the Dubai Accreditations Centre (DAC).

The accreditation includes the requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories, and is adopted by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).

The accreditation is for both environmental and petrochemical testing services, with its scope covering 13 parameters in water, and 3 for oil.

Saeed Mohammad Al Tayer, Managing Director of Dewa, received the certification from Nasser Lootah, Executive Vice President of Generation at Dewa, saying, “Dewa’s Central Lab holds an important place in the list of priorities in Dewa’s continuous development process, due to the sensitivity and nature of its work, and the importance of the accuracy of results. Receiving this prestigious certification confirms that we are on the right path, and motivates us to achieve more success and progress.”