Abu Dhabi-UAE:The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) has signed new operational contracts to provide pest control services in the northern region of Al Ain City. The Center has awarded contracts worth a total of AED148,224 million including an AED74.655 million contract to Alphamed Abu Dhabi to provide pest control services in the sixth sector, and an AED73.569 million contract to Al Nisr Environmental Services and Pest Control to provide pest control services in the seventh sector.
Covering 74 areas in two sectors, the new contracts involve a 574-strong workforce, and a fleet of 168 vehicles and 902 equipment. Its scope includes inspection, follow-up and control measures along with insect surveys, monthly reports and meetings, fines, key performance indicators, field inspections, and vehicle tracking and database management systems.
The contracted companies will follow monthly implementation plans and scheduled control programs to provide pest control services in Al Ain City. To ensure the effectiveness of control measures, they will step up operations during the pest proliferation seasons, and will offer a variety of services throughout the year including field surveys, insect inspection and treatment.
His Excellency Dr Salem Al Kaabi, Director General of Tadweer, said: “The awarding of new pest control contracts articulates Tadweer’s continued efforts to expand its pest control operations and services to keep up with the latest developments in this sector. This allows us to align our operations with the strategic plans set by our wise leadership to the protect public health in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.”
He added: “At Tadweer, we are committed to meeting the sustainability requirements for pest control operations to ensure public health and safety. Therefore, we appoint best-in-class pest control service providers and maintain the highest transparency and professional standards in our selection process. This enables us to optimally use their expertise for the benefit of our community and achieve the desired results.”
The contracted companies will provide pest control services in various areas and facilities across the city of Al Ain including roads, streets, alleys between villas, government departments, schools, government hospitals and clinics, mosques, gardens and public parks, government slaughterhouses and public markets.
The services also target sewage tanks, public sewage network, drainage system, construction sites of Emirati villas, and waste bins and collection points across all residential, commercial and industrial areas, archaeological sites and museums, public bathrooms, tunnels and bridges.
Tadweer also offers its pest control services to farms, public animal sheds, pet houses, police dog kennels, ponds, swamps, water bodies.
About Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer):
Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) is a government entity set up in 2008 under the directives of the UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan to build an integrated waste management system in Abu Dhabi and promote sustainable waste management practices in the emirate. To achieve the optimal utilization of natural resources and turn waste into a valuable economic resource, the Center has implemented several projects and offer a wide range of services across three vital sectors including operations, strategy, and business development and support services, and their affiliated departments. These departments are tasked with implementing Tadweer’s plans, strategy and objectives.
Tadweer’s key activities include project and facility management, waste collection and transportation management, pest control project management, and licensing, tariff and customer service management. These activities are carried out under the supervision of relevant departments responsible for various waste management services including waste collection, transportation, treatment and recycling. Through these departments, Tadweer manages several dedicated facilities and projects, and provides pest control and other best-in-class services to its customers. Furthermore, Tadweer conducts a series of public awareness programs to encourage different segments of society to adopt an environmentally conscious culture and contribute to creating a healthy, safe and sustainable environment in line with the objectives of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030.