FEWA (Federal Electricity and Water Authority), UAE has decided to implement their enterprise GIS application based on AED-SICAD’s ArcFM UT product suite and ESRI’s ArcGIS product family. The ESRI distributor and AED-SICAD business partner GISTEC will implement the network information system jointly with MAPS, which is responsible for data collection. The decision came after an extensive tendering phase, where all major network information system provider were present.
GISTEC along with its partners MAPS & AED-SICAD will provide the necessary technical consultancy to establish a strategic GIS Center for FEWA with the necessary hardware, software, data etc. The GIS center in conjunction with the current SCADA center will help to enhance the current technical maintenance and management of FEWA’s electrical and water assets and to optimize resources in terms of time, personnel and support material during its activities.
The AM/FM/GIS Utility project has been designed to be implemented in phases, with the first phase mainly focusing on a Pilot project area within FEWA’s area of operations. For this purpose, Western A- Ajman area has been chosen. The second stage will cover the complete AM/FM/GIS including system integration.