Schneider Electric announced that Dubai Municipality will explore Smart Cities innovations to drive water efficiency, at the opening of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX).
In line with the Dubai and UAE government digital transformation agendas, Dubai Municipality’s Command Center plans to incorporate Big Data analytics across drainage and sewage networks. Dubai Municipality aims to enhance citizen happiness and its customer services in the water field.
Enhancing water efficiency is one of the key pillars of the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036, with aims including to reduce total demand for water by resources by 21%, increase productivity and water sustainable water access, and increase the reuse of treated water to 95%.
As Dubai’s population grows, water is a vital resource for homes, offices, and government agencies. In line with government goals, the digital transformation of Dubai Municipality’s water infrastructure with Schneider Electric is enabling more efficient planning, development, and management of a happy and sustainable city.
Supporting digital skills development, Schneider Electric is training government engineers at the Schneider Electric regional headquarters in Dubai Silicon Oasis, with Dubai Municipality recently marking an engineering graduation.