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Sewa enhances power networks in Sharjah


Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sewa.

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, Sewa, has completed periodic maintenance work for 183 electricity distribution stations with 33 voltage, across the Emirate of Sharjah, and implemented an extensive maintenance programme for electricity networks and transformers in preparation for summer months.

Eng. Dr. Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sewa,  said that the organisation was working at full capacity to enhance electricity networks in all regions of the emirate in addition to achieving stability and providing services of the latest international standards, with continuous maintenance and follow-up of all stations and networks.

He added that Sewa had prepared specific programmes for the periodic and preventive maintenance from Oct.15 till the end of Apr.15 of each year, including the maintenance of distribution stations and transformers in various regions of the Emirate of Sharjah, to ensure their efficiency.

Dr. Eng. Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, Sewa, confirmed that the authority was developing a comprehensive plan to ensure the provision and continuity of water supplies for the residents of Sharjah, according to the highest levels of availability, reliability and quality.

Dr. Al Leem noted that the authority was making great efforts to produce and desalinate water and distribute it to subscribers, and educate them on the importance of water conservation and optimal use, as well as about remaining at home, except in cases of emergencies, to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Chairman of Sewa stated that the authority was continuing its efforts to strengthen the delivery of water, and distribution networks in all regions of Sharjah, and to provide water supplies. He pointed out that the water networks extend for more than 3,500km in Sharjah and production reaches 110 million gallons per day in the emirate of Sharjah, including 90 million gallons in the city of Sharjah.

He also said that a work plan had been prepared for engineers and technical staff that work at water production and desalination plants and line maintenance, as their work required them to be present at the stations.

Recently, His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, directed a 10 per cent reduction in the Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, Sewa, bills in the Emirate of Sharjah for three months.


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