Description of the Project
Client: Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA)
Main Consultant (Irrigation): Tebodin BV
Contractor: Al Nasr Irrigation & Contracting Co.
CRHI were appointed by Al Nasr Irrigation and Contracting Company to detail design a compound housing pumping facilities for this design and build project at Unit 3 Umm Al Nar Water Supply Pipe Line in Abu Dhabi. The project entailed a very short period of 7 weeks to detail design, produce drawing and obtain approval to proceed with construction, which was successfully achieved. The main pumping house structure comprised a steel portal frame spanning 20m on a concrete underground raft with a minimum thickness of 600 mm, were as the switch gear building was a reinforced concrete sway frame on isolated pad foundations.