An additional 65,000 m3 of sewerage treated by Veolia in Dubai every day

Dubai has awarded Veolia a contract for the extension of the Al Aweer sewage treatment plant allowing it to treat an additional 65,000 m3 of sewage per day compared to current capacity. On this occasion, it distinguishes Veolia for its expertise in managing Mega infrastructures.


Dubai is renovating its Sewage treatment plants and improving the performance of the whole sewerage system to absorb the expected increase in the volume of sewage. The optimization of major infrastructure is part of the 2015-2021 strategic plan and the city's drainage and irrigation master plan.  

Veolia supports the engineering, procurement and construction of the extension of the treatment plant wastewater Al Aweer. For this contract, Veolia is nominated as a “Distinguished Supplier” by HE Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, General Director of Dubai Municipality, during an official ceremony[1].



Emmanuel Gayan (left), Executive Vice-President for Asia, Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific, Veolia Water Technologies, and Mahmoud Ayoub (right), Managing Director Veolia Water Technologies Gulf Platform.

"It highlights how Veolia is becoming a trusted partner of Dubai Municipality ahead of Dubai Expo 2020, where sustainability is a key priority, and it brings further evidence of Veolia’s growing commitment to the UAE" said Emmanuel Gayan, Executive Vice-President for Asia Africa, Middle East and Asia-Pacific, Veolia Water Technologies. 



Press Release: Dubai Municipality awards AED 144 million Sewage Treatment Plant contract to Veolia (259.84 KB)

In 2020, for the first time in the Middle East, Dubai will be hosting a World Expo on mobility, sustainability and opportunities for "Building the future". 



[1] On March 25, 2015 Last