Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) | Request for Attending Technical Notifications - Water

Request for Attending Technical Notifications – Water (Smart Response)

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Service Description

This service includes  attending all technical notifications related to water interruption or any failure in the networks and is provided to all customer categories.

Service Category & Type

  • Supplementary
  • Procedural

Customer Segment

Water Supply Customers (Consumers)

  • Government/ Semi Government
  • Business
  • Individual (Local)
  • Individual (Expat)

Service Integrations

  • N/A

Service Partners

  • RTA, 

Package

  • N/A

Service Limitations

  • N/A

Notes

  • Recommended to have regular maintenance of all in fitting  wiring in your premises.

Service Requirements

  • Customer Account
  • Location
  • Type of incident or service

Service Steps & Procedures

  • Apply through DEWA Customer Care Centre by calling 991 or through DEWA website (www.dewa.gov.ae)  or Smart Response.
  • Concerned department to receive the notification and register in system.
  • Investigation and necessary action taken by technicians.
  • Close the notification in the system.

Journey Map

This service includes attending to all technical notifications related to electricity/water interruption or any failure in the networks and is available for all customer categories.

Beneficiaries
Individual - Local
Individual - Expat
Business
Journey Steps
1
Getting Service Information
  • I search for information related to applying for Technical Notification
2
Applying for the Service
Smart channels
  • I log-in or register on DEWA Website/Smart App (Using UAE Pass or DEWA ID) or I proceed as a guest using OTP authentication and apply for the service
  • The system validates the possible reasons of interruption (such as: billing issue, outage, routine maintenance). If nothing is found, I proceed
  • I conduct self-diagnosis and if the issue is from DEWA side, I proceed with the notification, otherwise DEWA advises me to check for the issue with my own maintenance provider or to choose from the maintenance providers list

Customer Care Center
I dial 991 and report the incident
Customer Happiness Centers (Self-Service)
  • I visit one of the CHCs  - Self-Service & park my car in one the parking spaces available
  • I visit any of virtual screens available at the center
  • I log-in or register on DEWA Website/Smart App (Using UAE Pass or DEWA ID) or I proceed as a guest using OTP authentication & apply for the service
  • The System validates the possible reasons of interruption (such as: billing issue, outage, routine maintenance). If nothing is found, I proceed
  • I conduct self-diagnoses and if the issue is from DEWA side, I proceed with the notification, otherwise DEWA advises me to check for the issue with my own maintenance provider or to choose from the maintenance providers list
3
Interaction During Processing
Interaction During Processing
  • I receive acknowledgment via registered Email/SMS with a refrence number for the request
  • I receive a call from DEWA Technical team to confirm my location (if needed)
  • I receive tracking SMS messages to update me on each stage. Request can be tracked through DEWA Website/Smart App as well
4
Completing Service Interaction
Completing Service Interaction
  • If DEWA Issue - DEWA technical team resolves the issue and brief me about the completed job
  • If Internal Issue - DEWA technical team advises me to check for the issue with my own maintenance provider or to choose from maintenance providers list available on DEWA Website/Smart App
  • I receive an SMS upon service completion

Service Fees

  • In case breakage / Damage is caused by any party they will be required to pay the availed cost.

Service Channels

  • 24/7 through DEWA website (www.dewa.gov.ae) and DEWA Smart App
  • Customer Care Centre call (991) 24/7

Service Delivery Time

  • 3 hours minor Incidents
  • 6 hours major Incidents 

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) is committed to protecting the rights of the users of its website, and keeping data and information secure. We have created this privacy and security statement to explain the current information management practices on our websites.

Information Collection and Usage:

DEWA does not collect any personal information about you when you visit its website, unless specified, or you choose to provide this information to us. However, upon your visit, the following information is automatically collected and stored:

  • The IP address from which you access the Internet and the date and time of your visit to our website.
  • The pages you visit (recorded by the text and graphics files that compose the page)
  • DEWA use this information solely for statistical and monitoring purposes and to help us identify which services are most or least interesting to our visitors, as well identifying website performance.

We may use third party tools or software for conducting statistical analysis. However, only certain pieces of aggregated, non-personal information, such as the number of users who accessed our website or most visited pages, are collected. Such information does not identify you individually.

DEWA keeps all collected information confidential except where disclosure is enforced or required by law, or as part of requirement to protect the rights or properties of DEWA.

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If you connect to any other site through DEWA’s website, you need to read its Security & Privacy Policy to determine its practices related to information collection and usage.

Security & Privacy Policy Changes:

DEWA reserves the right to change this Security & Privacy Policy at any time. The amended version of the Security & Privacy Policy will be always published only on DEWA's website.

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If you doubt that your privacy is being compromised, follow these steps immdediately:

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Frequently Asked Questions

Smart Response: is an innovative initiative to enhance “attending Electricity/Water technical incidents” service, targeting all DEWA business & individual customers, with special focus on Senior Citizens, People of Determination and People on life-support equipment.

1. Time required to deliver this service:

Electricity:

Within 2 hours (Minor Notifications).
Within 4 hours (Major Notifications for main cable failures).

Water:

Within 3 hours (Minor Notifications).
Within 6 hours (Major Notifications).

2. How can I report an incident?

DEWA offers different channels to submit a notification:

    • Through DEWA app
    • DEWA’s website (Go to ‘Services’ then ‘Smart Response’)
    • DEWA Emergency Call Centre (991)


3. How can I track a Notification Status?

You can track your notification status by using one of the below channels:

    • DEWA app
    • DEWA website (Go to ‘Services’ then ‘Smart Response’)or (from ‘Help & Support’ tab then ‘’Smart Response’)
    • DEWA Emergency Call Centre (991)


4. Where can I find a list of competent technicians?

You can use DEWA store, where a list of technical service providers are available with offers for DEWA customers*
*Disclaimer should be added

5. Why do I face Water / water supply interruptions?

There are different reasons that could cause Water / water supply interruptions which are listed below:

    • Bill amount is due
    • You have a Dubai Municipality violation
    • Internal fault
    • Planned outage for network maintenance
    • Unplanned outage for network repair


6. I received high Water usage notice. What does this mean?

Your Water consumption is high and may lead to high bill ,Therefore, you should check with internal maintenance team to investigate and rectify.