Dubai Electricity and Water Authority, DEWA, has continued its Neighbourhood campaign by visiting 253 houses in Zabeel area.
65 DEWA employees and 40 volunteers from Zayed University and the Higher Colleges of Technology, in addition to female students of the Community Development Centre participated in the campaign, which aims to raise awareness on conservation and protecting natural resources while adopting a sustainable lifestyle.
“DEWA is keen on launching awareness programmes and innovative initiatives to encourage our people to adopt a positive lifestyle which, in turn, contributes to energy and water conservation. This is in implementation of the leading initiatives launched by Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to support sustainable development in Dubai. Also, this is aligned with the UAE Vision 2021 to establish the UAE as one of the best countries in the world, and the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai the preferred place to live, work and visit.” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of DEWA.
He added that DEWA has succeeded in achieving great results in respect of energy and water conservation during the last seven years. Savings reached 1.344 GW/h of electricity, 5.6 billion imperial gallons of water, and 715.000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions. The total amount of these savings is AED 841 million.—WAM