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Abu Dhabi - Utilities (Electricity, Gas, Water, Household Waste)
The ADWEA office in Abu Dhabi is located in Madinat Sayed, and open between 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM from Saturday to Wednesday
Electricity in Abu Dhabi is 220/240 volts and 50 cycles, and both three and two point plugs are in use.
Tap water is safe enough for consumption, but not very pleasant to taste. There are water suppliers who deliver the 20 litre mineral water bottles to your home which can be mounted onto a water dispenser for cold and hot water. Do check on the seal before you take delivery of the bottle, for it is not uncommon to have unscrupulous dealers filling it up with tap water.
A 20 litre bottle costs Dhs 5 – 7, and the deposit for the bottle is around Dhs 30 to 35.
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