عربي

Your followed documents:

Save your search filters here:

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau issues the first Self-Regulating Generation Licence

The Bureau has granted a Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Self-Regulating Generation Licence to Khalifa Khamis Saeed...

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau issues the first Self-Regulating Generation Licence
Book of Humanitarian Pioneers; local and international achievements - Khalifa Foundation

To take a look at the book click here

Book of Humanitarian Pioneers; local and international achievements - Khalifa Foundation
Tawdheef exhibition 2017

The Bureau will be participating in the Tawdheef Exhibition 2017 which is taking place at...

Tawdheef exhibition 2017
The Launching of new Bureau’s publications in the International Water Summit 2017

Abu Dhabi: 18 January 2017: The Regulation and Supervision Bureau (“Bureau”) has shed lights on...

The Launching of new Bureau’s publications in the International Water Summit 2017
IWS 2017

The Bureau will be participating in the 5th International Water Summit (IWS) that is taking...

IWS 2017
The Regulation and Supervision Bureau receives the “Outstanding Government Services” Award

Given the remarkable and outstanding accomplishments achieved, the Regulation and Supervision Bureau had received the...

The Regulation and Supervision Bureau receives the “Outstanding Government Services” Award
Saudi Delegation of Electricity & Cogeneration Regulatory Authority visited the RSB

The Regulation and supervision Bureau held a meeting with the Saudi delegation of Electricity &...

Saudi Delegation of Electricity & Cogeneration Regulatory Authority visited the RSB
Abu Dhabi Energy Authority chaiman visits SkyLab & meets with Singapore’s Energy Market Authority

The Abu Dhabi Energy Authority has concluded its participation at the Singapore International Energy Week....

Abu Dhabi Energy Authority chaiman visits SkyLab & meets with Singapore’s Energy Market Authority
Chairman of Abu Dhabi Energy Authority visits Singapore International Energy Week Exhibition

The Abu Dhabi Energy Authority is participating at the Singapore International Energy Week, held during...

Chairman of Abu Dhabi Energy Authority visits Singapore International Energy Week Exhibition

Distribution and supply


There are two water and electricity distribution and supply companies in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC) provides water and electricity services to its customers in the Al Ain Municipality area and the Abu Dhabi Distribution Company (ADDC) supplies water and electricity to customers in the rest of the Emirate. These two sister companies are fully owned by the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) [http://www.adwea.ae/en/].

Both companies are required under condition 9 of their licence to keep separate financial accounts for their distribution and supply activities. The distribution businesses cover the ownership, operation, maintenance and construction of networks assets. The supply businesses cover meter reading, billing, customer accounts and call centre activities.

The water distribution network in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi consists of 80 mm to 1200 mm diameter pipes and associated plants, small to medium size reservoirs and pump stations. The pipe work is predominantly ductile iron but high density polyethylene is been used.

The piped distribution network serves over 99 percent of customers and average zonal pressures meet 1.25 bar (12.5 metres) and above for over 77 percent of the population served.

The Bureau also works closely with the companies to finalise the supporting documentation for the connection and interface agreements. This includes:

  • identification of all the power and water connection points;
  • the ownership boundaries;
  • the responsibility for operation, maintenance, ownership and control at all sites; and
  • review and approval of connection and interface agreements supporting documents

Tawdheef exhibition 2017

The Bureau will be participating in the Tawdheef Exhibition 2017 which is taking place at ADNEC starting on 30 January to 01 February. The Bureau aims to attract and hire...

Read more

We regulate the

water, wastewater and electricity

sector of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi