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Khansaheb Sykes Welcomes New Generators in our Fleet!

Continuous improvement and change towards betterment are what drives us at Khansaheb Sykes in serving you better each time.

Our dewatering and pump rental service promise you with a consistent and foolproof pumping solution 24/7 and 365 days a year. We have recently added a few more generators to our fleet which helps us in providing you with a reliable service throughout your hire period.

We rent generators to our clients alongside with our deep well and wellpoint pumps, to ensure that our units function consistently irrespective of the site facing power breakdowns if any. The growing demand in the construction and real estate sector in the Middle East requires contractors and sub-contractors to function effortlessly and ensure all backups are in place.

Our generators range from 30kW to up to 2000kW powered by diesel which provide solutions to every industrial need. Our efficient technicians and engineers will promptly deliver and install our equipment and ensure a continuous and reliable service.

Our dewatering team has been serving the UAE since the last 40 years and will continue to provide you with efficient and effective dewatering solutions. To get in touch with one of our experts about our latest improvises and newly added fleets, contact us on our toll-free 800 79537 or send us a quick email on

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Deepwell Dewatering to excavate for construction of Luxury Hotel

Excavations are necessary for construction of firm foundations for the buildings. Deep excavations are very challenging as groundwater is prone to become an obstruction during the excavation progress.

When a leading contractor in Dubai was looking for a perfect dewatering sub-contractor for controlling ground water for the construction of a luxury hotel where an excavation of over 16 meters was required, Khansaheb Sykes was approached to control the water levels.

Deepwell dewatering is the most suitable method for controlling groundwater for excavations which are deeper and are not possible to be dewatered by installation of WellPoint’s. Our experts have installed gravity drainage system which is connected to the permanent deep well pumping station.

Considering the size of the plot, the dewatering is being carried out phase by phase. The first phase for excavation of lift pit area 1 has been successfully completed and connected to the permanent pumping system.

Once all drainage systems are dewatered, our engineers will withdraw the temporary installed deep well systems inside the plot area and the permanently deep well systems which are installed within the diaphragm wall will handle everything after that.

The installation of gravity drainage system is an added advantage as there will be no opening in the raft, the civil contractor doesn’t need to make any opening in the raft, making the drainage system full proof.

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Bespoke Pump Hire Solutions from Khansaheb Sykes

Since our inception, each day we strive to give you a better product, which is customized to your needs and is the most effective and efficient when dewatering or pumping. Our trailer driven pumps are one such product which ease your transportation and reach you in a short time during emergencies or urgent requirements.

Loading and offloading of equipment on trucks causes unnecessary time delays to the schedule of your project. To overcome any time delays, our set of modified trailer driven pumps, which can be trailed behind any vehicle and transported with ease and are available for hire.

The change of design does not affect the performance of these units, and they function effortlessly when working with clean or dirty water, sump pumping, water transfer applications, construction dewatering etc.

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Dewatering at the Palm Jumeirah, Dubai

Dubai Palm Jumeirah is a home to many luxurious hotels, apartments and villa’s. Khansaheb Sykes has been approached for dewatering at this prestigious location for the construction of 5 new villas.

The main challenge faced with the dewatering was the site location proximity to the sea, which is hardly a few feet away. Our site investigation and prior knowledge of subsoil and water table level enabled us to recommend and install the most appropriate system. Being well experienced in handling the toughest of the dewatering and groundwater control projects enabled our team to build a well point wall around the entire area where the construction was taking place.

As the site is very near to the sea, the well points have been installed in close proximity to each other so as to keep away pressured water from obstructing the construction schedule. Our well point dewatering pumps WP150/60 were fitted with high capacity vacuum pumps to achieve the maximum drawdown and a number of well points could be installed.

A full proof dewatering solution is being provided to the client who has now begun with the construction of the villas. They were happy with the timely progress of their project without any obstructions.

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Khansaheb Sykes Dewaters for the Expansion of Mall Of Emirates

The UAE’s most premium and luxury retail outlet is being expanded to include more entertainment and shopping outlets for its guests.

Khansaheb Sykes is privileged to provide our services and be a part of this project. We have installed a perimeter deep well dewatering system to enable the construction of an electrical substation as a part of extension of the MOE.


With the help of our drainage solids handling pumps, we are diverting sewage water by over pumping. We are as well supplying drainage sump pumps for diverting storm water to enable the service repairs of existing infrastructure and connection of new infrastructure.

Temporary over pumping is a solution for the transfer of water supplies and sewage flow so that these essential services are incessant during constructions. Our engineers are experienced and well versed in all forms of groundwater control, hereby providing you with the best pump installation and dewatering solutions for any form of building activity.

Our diverse range of pumps have been utilized worldwide for various fluid movement applications and to dewater land before laying foundations. For a quick enquiry or to know more information about our services, contact our experts!

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Wellpoint Dewatering for Office Building in Sharjah, UAE

Khansaheb Sykes has been awarded to sub contract a dewatering system for a major project in Sharjah, UAE. The construction is spread over a huge area, where an office building and two warehouses are being built for commercial purpose.

Considering the large area to be dewatered, our engineers have installed wellpoints in a box formation. They are 200 wellpoints installed on site, which connect to a header pipe which discharges the groundwater 350 meters away from the site location. As the ground is flat and water flow is smooth, booster pumps were not used in between the site and the discharge point.

The entire dewatering system has been installed at a reduced ground level and the pumps are being operated 24 hours and 7 days a week in order to keep the site fully dry. We have appointed onsite engineers who have been monitoring the pump performance and ground water level continuously.

Our WP150/60 pumps are the best choice for wellpoint systems. They have the ability to pump water is outstanding. Wellpointing is an age old and trusted method to control groundwater from obstructing your construction schedule. Our local and foreign knowledge & expertise makes us able to provide you the best solutions for all your pump hire needs.

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Deep Well Dewatering for Commercial Tower in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abu Dhabi is known for its well-developed residential and commercial towers which reach the skies. Khansaheb Sykes was approached to support construction of a similar upcoming project by an efficient installation of a deep well dewatering system located at the prestigious Al Reem Island.

The construction area was spread across 155 linear meters which utilized a Diaphragm Wall shoring design. Our site engineers have strategically installed a series of 9 deep wells to prevent underground water from disturbing the construction site. The system was installed to enable excavation of up to 18.75 meters and lay out a strong foundation.



Our dewatering and pump hire services offers a complete solution including professional designing, installation, on site monitoring, commissioning and comprehensive back-up solutions whenever required. If you are looking for a professional and cost effective groundwater control solution whether for construction, manufacturing, docks & harbors, refineries, water and waste management or any other sectors, contact our experts for a quick site survey or a quotation!

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Deepwell Dewatering near the border of Dubai.

Khansaheb Sykes was approached to install a deepwell system for the construction of a new sea water intake pumping station near the border of Dubai, UAE.

The project required a pumping test to identify the actual soil properties to enable the calibration of the proposed dewatering system design and offer a more cost effective solution with strategically placed deep wells.

The deep well system design utilizes a series of wells installed around the perimeter of the construction offering a non-intrusive solution.

Khansaheb Sykes offers the design and installation of the simplest to the very specific and complex deep well systems. Our expertise and ability to provide you excellent solutions even in the toughest of the soil conditions enable us to deliver on time and within your budget.

We offer the most robust and efficient pumping solution to virtually every sector including building and constructions, manufacturing, docks, ports & harbors, refineries, waste water treatment, power stations etc. If you are still looking for a trustworthy sub-contractor, look no further and contact us for the best ground water control solutions in the Middle East.

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Dewatering for Vibro Compaction

Soil compaction is a vital part in a construction process. Desert soil in Middle East is known to be less preferable for construction. Many contractors opt for vibro compaction of the soil prior to laying a foundation for a strong building base.

Khansaheb Sykes recently performed wellpoint dewatering for vibro compaction. This ground improvement technique was performed across two areas of 100 meters each to densify and clean friable soil, which wasn’t supporting the construction of a school in the emirate of Dubai, UAE.


Due to the hard terrain at the site, a vibro hammer was used, which has installed almost 50 wellpoints in the required area. With a dedicated and quick approach, we have transformed the soil to be more efficient to proceed with the construction of the school as planned.

The necessary dewatering is scheduled to begin using the Khansaheb Sykes WP 150/60 pumps which are most efficient in carrying out wellpoint dewatering. Having received a steadfast service, the site supervisor has thanked our engineers and dewatering experts for their continuous support.

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Khansaheb Sykes Provides Pumps for Chilled Water Flushing in Warqa’a, Dubai

A school in Dubai recently installed a new pipe system for their air conditioner system. The new installation had to undergo a full testing of their pipe system in order to start its functioning during the Middle East summers. Khansaheb Sykes helped them out with a quick solution by performing a chilled water flushing technique with few of their pumps.

The client was impressed with a variety of Sykes Pumps offered from our fleet. After a brief site survey by one of our pump experts, the UNIVAC 12inch pumps were chosen as the optimal solution.

The pipework and connection to discharge manhole was arranged by our on-site engineer. With the help of Sykes pumps, the flushing is being carried out as scheduled and the school authorities are pleased with the quick action taken by Khansaheb Sykes.

With a huge variety of pumps which are suitable for use in various industries and sectors such as tunneling, quarries & mines, manufacturing & industrial plants, building & construction, docks, ports & harbors, refineries & power stations, float outs, water & waste treatment facilities, groundwater control etc, Khansaheb Sykes provides you pumps for virtually every need!

Our expert service and wide range of pumps for hire is what makes us stand apart as a market leader in dewatering and pump hire services in the UAE and GCC market.

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