FEWA to develop seven water projects in Ajman

ajman WCThe Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA) is currently working on seven water development projects in different areas in the emirate of Ajman, the UAE, at a total cost of US$85.7mn

“The projects are scheduled to be completed during 2018,” The Gulf Today quoted Mohamed Mohamed Saleh, director-general of FEWA, as saying.

The projects include the construction of a 1,000-mm water line in the Port, Al Bustan and Karama areas at an expected cost of US$23.14mn. The authority completed 10 per cent of the project, which is expected to by fully operational by 2018.

It has also embarked on the implementation and construction of 800mm lines from the Water Distribution Centre in New Al Hamra to Ajman and Umm Al Quwain at a cost of US$36.76mn.

It is further reconstructing the water network in the areas of Hamidiya, Rashidiya and Swan in Ajman at a cost of US$4mn. The projects are 30 per cent complete. The project is expected to be completed in 2019.

The authority is constructing two concrete reservoirs with a capacity of 10mn gallons each in the area of Heilwa in Ajman at an expected cost of US$10.89mn. It completed 30 per cent of the project. There is also another concrete tank capacity of two million gallons in the area of Al-Mazraa at a cost of US$1.9mn.

He added that the authority is currently working on the reconstruction of the water network in the Zahra area at a cost of US$6.53mn and it has completed about 30 per cent.

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