Liwa Strategic Water Storage and Recovery System

The Strategic Water Storage Recovery Project in Liwa, Abu Dhabi is one of the largest projects of its kind in the world.

The objective of the project is to infiltrate and store 27 million cubic metres of desalinated water in natural underground aquifers to form a strategic reserve that can be recovered and used in emergency conditions.

ACC’s role in the project included design, supply, construction and commissioning of 200 water wells, 160 km of interconnecting piping and transfer pipeline (48″ and 36″ diameter), five pumping stations, MV and LV substations, 500 km of electrical and instrumentation cables with DCS and SCADA control systems.