Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced today that Dubai Municipality will explore Smart Cities' innovations to drive water efficiency, at the opening of the Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX).
Enhancing water efficiency is one of the key pillars of the UAE Water Security Strategy 2036, with aims which include reducing total demand for water by resources by 21 percent, increase productivity and water sustainable water access, and increase the reuse of treated water to 95 percent.
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.
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 the 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.
Dubai Municipality is showcasing best practices in water digitization. Real-time insights are enhancing water efficiency, expanding business models, and transforming consumer roles. Internet of Things infrastructure can help the UAE to predict water peaks, measure water storage, and reuse treated water.
At WETEX, Schneider Electric is showcasing its Internet of Things-enabled EcoStruxure ™ Water and Waste Water solutions for enhancing efficiency, safety, and sustainability across water systems. Supporting smart utilities, Schneider Electric is also demonstrating its EcoStruxure ™ Grid architecture , and EcoStruxure ™ Industrial Software Platform for industrial and infrastructure innovation.