DEWA Asset Health Center supports proactive maintenance of the water network

The Dewa Asset Health Center contributes to the consolidation of preventive and proactive maintenance in the water network by collecting and analyzing data and providing the necessary recommendations to enhance the health and life cycle of assets (pumps, motors, pipes, water tanks, etc.) as well as forecasting faults. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms.

The authority adopts the wireless system for measuring vibration and temperature to assess the condition of the equipment, which contributed to achieving savings of one million and 617,000 dirhams from 2019 to 2021. And to ensure that supplies continue to be provided according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, reliability and quality.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, ​​said: "DEWA continues to develop innovative proactive solutions based on the latest technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution with the aim of raising the efficiency of the electricity and water network. and water to keep pace with the increasing demand in Dubai,” he said, noting that the authority’s total production capacity of desalinated water reaches 490 million gallons per day.

Al Tayer stressed the keenness to apply international best practices in all DEWA’s projects and to adopt the latest technologies in the field of production, transmission, distribution and control of electricity and water networks to raise production and operational efficiency. Water reserves.

He indicated that the authority's efforts contributed to reducing the percentage of losses in water transmission and distribution networks from 42% in 1988 to 5.3% in 2021, which is one of the lowest rates recorded in the world, as this percentage reaches 15% in North America.

For his part, Executive Vice President - Water and Civil Engineering Sector at DEWA, ​​Eng. Abdullah Obaidullah, said: “DEWA adopts a set of advanced and innovative systems and programs to ensure that proactive maintenance is carried out automatically and around the clock. These programs undertake a number of tasks, including creating maintenance plans. To schedule maintenance work automatically, prepare maintenance records to monitor the water network, issue necessary malfunction notices, and distribute tasks to carry out the necessary repairs.

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