DEWA completes 92% of AED 23m water pumping station in Dubai

SectorOil & Gas

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has completed 92% of the water pumping station project at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. The project comprises two phases, with the first one of a capacity of 4.5 million imperial gallons of water per day (MIGD) and the second of a 3 MIGD capacity, according to a press release on Wednesday. Valued at AED 23.1 million, the 7.5 MIGD pumping station is forecast to be completed and connected to Dubai’s water network by the end of June 2021.

The said that the pumping station will meet the water demand of the different facilities and buildings at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park and nearby areas. The station will use clean energy from the solar park and can be operated remotely through the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. The commented that DEWA seeks to improve the water network across Dubai through water production, transmission, and distribution projects based on the highest standards of availability, reliability, and efficiency. more...