DEWA Develops Artificial Intelligence Systems to Reduce Water Losses

DEWA Develops Artificial Intelligence Systems to Reduce Water Losses

The use of AI allows DEWA to and monitor cyberattacks, leaks, and faults, and isolate and repair them immediately

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to improve the efficiency of operations in Dubai’s water network.

The use of AI allows DEWA to and monitor cyberattacks, leaks, and faults, and isolate and repair them immediately while enhancing the competitiveness of Dubai and supports DEWA’s continuous efforts to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

In 2021, water network losses were reduced to 5.3%, compared to 15% in North America, which is among the lowest rate worldwide.

MD & CEO of DEWA, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, said:

“We seek to achieve the objectives of the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036. We continue developing proactive solutions for the challenges of the next 50 years to make the UAE the world’s leading nation by its Centennial in 2071.

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"This is by using our advanced smart grid and the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies as well as effective governance practices to raise efficiency and develop unique experiences that make Dubai a global model for clean energy, water, and green economy".

DEWA is working to reshape the concept of a utility through Digital DEWA, its digital arm, to become the first digital utility in the world with autonomous systems for renewable energy and storage, while expanding the use of AI and digital services.

This supports the Dubai 10X initiative launched by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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