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DEWA Dubai

How to Set Up a DEWA account in Dubai

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is the sole provider of electricity, water and sewerage in Dubai.  Whether you are a tenant or owner of a property, you have to deal with DEWA to get access to the facilities for your property. Please see below application process and list of required documents.  There is […]

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Dubai Mobile Apps

Top 10 mobile apps to download in Dubai

Here is a list of top 10 mobile apps to download in Dubai. 1. mParking Don’t have any loose change on hand? Then just send a text message to 7275 and pay for parking via your cell phone. The format is quite simple: first enter your licence plate number, followed by your parking zone number […]

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Dubai-Municipality

Sewerage Fee for Dubai Residents Doubled

Dubai Municipality has doubled the sewerage fee for Dubai residents to one fils per gallon of water. The new fee will be charged from March 2015. The new rate means, for example, a monthly sewerage fee on 2,029 gallons of water — Dh10.15 — would double to Dh20.30. The Emiri decree has been issued by […]

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Dubai Housing Fee

Dubai Municipality announces all Expat Residents of Dubai to pay Housing Fees

Dubai Municipality has recently announced that now all expat residents of Dubai, living in rented and freehold residential properties in Dubai, have to pay the housing fees. This means all expat tenants are now charged five per cent of the rent of their housing units and owners of freehold residential properties are charged five per […]

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Nakheel is to blame for flooding in Discovery Gardens

Developer Nakheel is looking for ways to prevent a repeat of last month’s chaotic scenes when a burst pipe caused millions of gallons of water to flood streets and submerge cars in Discovery Gardens. According to Gulf News, Nakheel is working with Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) and other bodies to try to find […]

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Dewa launches ‘Move in, Move Out’ electronic service

Dewa launches ‘Move in, Move Out’ electronic service

  Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has launched a new electronic service called “Move In, Move Out”. This service will allow its customers to register new accounts and finalise their settlement through Dewa’s website. The new campaign is designed specifically to make Dewa more accessible to its customers, who no longer have to go […]

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Discovery Gardens filled with Sewage Stench

Discovery Gardens is filled with sewage stench, making lives of residents as miserable as possible. The complaints are mainly from residents in the Contemporary area along Street 5, but others areas are also reportedly affected. Residents said the stench started roughly 10 to 15 days ago and follows similar complaints last summer. Garden sprinklers spraying […]

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Emirates Cluster at Dubai International City is rotten with stench

Emirates Cluster at Dubai International City is rotten with stench

Residents of Emirates Cluster at Dubai International City have raised their concerns  to the “psychological effects” of living close to a sewage treatment plant, complaining that it is making them ill. However, Gulf News reports that the Municipal officials of DEWA have rejected the claims made by the residents of Dubai International City. Residents of Dubai International […]

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Dubai expat housing fees

Dubai Municipality pushing back plans to charge expat housing fees

Dubai Municipality is pushing back its plans to charge all expat housing fees. Currently, the housing fee is imposed in some residential districts of Dubai. The authorities have planned to roll it out across the emirate by June 2012. However, a series of delays means only 65 percent of expats are currently being charged. Housing […]

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DEWA

DEWA to add fuel surcharge to electricity and water tariff

Another sign that Dubai government has planned to cut on subsidies and passing on the budget deficit to residents. As Gulf News reports, Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, issued a decision to approve limited revision of electricity and water tariff in the […]

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