Dubai - 07, November 2021: Dubai Municipality, represented by the Sewerage Treatment Plants and Drainage Network Department, won the first place in the International Water Reuse and Recycling Award, organized by the International Desalination Association. The Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant Expansion Project (Phase 2) won the award in the Exceptional Utility Leader category
The project aims to raise the plant's capacity from 300,000 to 600,000 cubic meters per day, in order to accommodate the continuous growth of the city. The award aims to achieve sustainable development and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, through the use of Artificial Intelligence technology, which in turn reduces energy consumption.
Dubai Municipality is keen to participate and win the most prominent international awards in various sectors, believing in the importance of this in embodying the principles of competitiveness and leadership, and enhancing the unique position that Dubai occupies globally in various fields.