Monday 7 October 2019
The Public Services , represented by Waste Water Agency , will participate in the 3rd Arab Ministerial Forum for Housing and Urban Development 2019, which will be held in Dubai under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. 6-8 October, with the participation and presence of more than 20 Arab ministers and a number of officials in the housing sector in the region.
The department's delegation includes a number of officials and directors of Agencys’ and departments, headed by H.E. Eng. Ahmed Mohammed Al Hammadi, Director General of the Public Services Department and Executive Director of the WASTE WATER AGENCY Mr. Alan Turner. The department's participation will come through a review of the Agency’s Main Projects , and its successful implementation of the Agency’s projects in the Emirate. The main projects will include:
1- SHEIKH ZAYED HOUSING PROJECT BUTTAIN AL SAMER URBAN QUARTER A
2- AL FILAYAH SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT UPGRADE PROJECT
3- AREA 2, TRUNK MAIN -1 (TM-1) REHABILITATION OF WASTE WATER NETWORKS IN RAK CITY
4- REHABILITATION OF WASTEWATERNETWORKS IN RAK CITY ADDITIONAL WORKS FOR FISH MARKET ZONE(A&D)
5- AREA 1 INACTIVE WASTE WATER NETWORK REHABILITATION IN RAK CITY
It is worth mentioning: The use of modern techniques and mechanisms by the waste water agency contributed to the implementation of preventive and corrective maintenance programs with the Agency , because of its ability to recycle the clean water found in the sewage lines through a series of filtration and sedimentation processes to separate solids. The impurities and therefore the use of this water in disinfection operations, and by providing this property, the time required to clean one kilometer of drainage lines is reduced by about 50% compared to the duration of regular cleaning trucks and at an operating cost of about 60%.
Engineer Walid AbdulRahman, Director of Operation and Maintenance Department at the waste water agency in Ras Al Khaimah, said: The Agency’s use of this modern technology has contributed to its commitment to protecting the environment, where the technology has contributed to reducing carbon emissions by about 50%, compared to the use of technologies. The Agency is always keen to follow the latest technologies and adopt best practices in the performance of its functions to provide the best and highest levels of service and to achieve the strategy of the Public Service department towards sustainability and quality.