A key individual responsible for providing wastewater services in the GCC
Company: Dubai Municipality
Position Director of sewage treatment
Biography Mohammed al-Awadhi has more than 20 years’ experience leading the operation and maintenance of Dubai’s main sewage treatment plant at Al-Aweer.
He is currently director of sewage treatment at Dubai Municipality. Al-Awadhi has a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering. Al-Awadhi has pioneered planning and executed expansion projects and process optimisation, including commissioning a data collection system, instrumentation analyser equipment and a thermal drying plant for sludge.
He was a member of the waste-to-energy working group at Dubai Municipality, which is planning a project that will use municipal solid waste to produce energy.
Until 2009, Al-Aweer was the sole treatment plant serving Dubai. A new facility located at Jebel Ali was commissioned in August 2009.
Contact: +971 (0) 4 221 5555
Company website: www.dm.gov.ae
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