Tue 26-12-2017 09:38 AM

FEWA constructs AED315m water projects in Ajman

AJMAN, 26th December, 2017 (WAM) -- The Federal Electricity and Water Authority, FEWA, has announced that it is currently working on seven water development projects in different areas in the Emirate of Ajman, at a total cost of AED315m.

"The projects are scheduled to be completed during 2018," the English language daily, 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 AED85 million. The authority completed 10 percent 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 AED135 million.

It is further reconstructing the water network in the areas of Hamidiya, Rashidiya and Swan in Ajman at a cost of AED15 million. It completed 30 percent. The project is expected to be completed in 2019.

The authority is constructing two concrete reservoirs with capacity of 10 million gallons each in the area of Heilwa in Ajman at an expected cost of AED40 million. It completed 30 percent of the project. There is also another concrete tank capacity of 2 million gallons in the area of Al-Mazraa at a cost of AED7 million.

He added that the authority is currently working on the reconstruction of the water network in the Zahra area at a cost of AED24 million, as it has completed about 30 percent.

WAM/Esraa Ismail