The Sharjah Water and Electricity Authority (SEWA) has announced finalizing the first phase of its new 18,000-meter-long water supply network in the Hushi area, Sharjah, UAE’s state-run news agency WAM reports.

“The Hushi network provides potable water to 867 residential villas. The second phase has already started and a total of 17,000 meters of main water lines are currently under construction, covering 727 residential villas,” according to the Emirati news agency.

In addition, SEWA concluded the implementation of a water project between Mohadub and Al Sajaa Oasis, Sharjah, with a total length of 5,000 meters and a diameter of 800 meters.

Rashid Al Leem, chairman of SEWA, expressed the authority’s keenness to provide clean water to all areas in the emirate, in accordance with the directives of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi.

According to Al Leem, the new projects will contribute to strengthening the network of water transmission and distribution as well as improving the efficiency of the network across Sharjah, while keeping pace with the urban expansion in different areas.