H.E. Eng. Awaidha Murshed Al Marar, Chairman of the Department of Energy and a team visited the ADSSC’s Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Project (STEP) in Al Wathba, which is considered as the last point of the strategic tunnel.
His Excellency was with the operational phases of the project and its work sites. Eng. Omar Al Hashimi, Deputy Managing Director of ADSSC, a number of directors of different divisions in ADSSC and the project supervisors accompanied him.
His Excellency praised the efforts exerted by the team in implementing the project and having a strategic plan in Abu Dhabi that focuses in strategic issues.
He was also informed with the company's vital projects in Abu Dhabi and the most important developments in the sewerage field, which may effectively contribute to the development of the Abu Dhabi’s infrastructure.
The strategic Tunnel STEP is one of the biggest future infrastructure projects developed by the government of Abu Dhabi; it is one of the longest gravity- driven sewerage tunnels in the world. The project is designed to meet the long-term demands of Abu Dhabi. It will collect and convey wastewater from Abu Dhabi Island and main land, including some surrounding islands in cooperation with the partners and other stakeholders in Abu Dhabi.