Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) | Electricity/Water Network Modification

Electricity/Water Network Modification

What is Network Modifications Service (Electricity/Water)

This service enables the enrolled Contractors/Consultants to submit online application to obtain Electricity/Water Network Modifications Service.


Application for service is free of charge, service is chargeable (where applicable).

Online Guide

Online Application Submission: 

Fill-in the online application form with required information. Attach required documents and submit the application. On successful submission, a reference number will be provided which can be used for tracking the status of the application:

Required Documents:

    For Electricity Network Modification:

  • Affection plan (required only if project falling in Dubai freezone areas)
  • Site setting out plan showing the proposed location (for KWH Meter and substation shifting only)

  • For Water Network Modification:

  • No objection from landlord

Application Notifications and Status Tracking:

You will receive an e-mail & SMS notifications regarding the progress of the application (submission, rejection, revision, approval, cancellation). In addition to notifications, the status of the application can also be tracked online through the “Track your Application page” in DEWA e-service page.

Application Revision:

If the application was returned due to incomplete details,access the “Track your Application page” from the e-service menu and re-submit your revised application.

Service Delivery:

Electricity Network Modification Estimate: 12 working days.

Water Network Modification Estimate: 10 working days.

Once the Estimate is ready, a notification will be sent through SMS intimation &/ or email.