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Khansaheb Sykes Supplies Pumps to the Philippines

Khansaheb Sykes has been set up in the UAE in 1976 and running operations around the Middle East. Being a part of the Sykes Pumps group, we have over 150 years of experience in supplying pumps all around the world.

Recently an international company in the Philippines had contacted our office in Sharjah, UAE for purchase of our GP 200M General Purpose Pumps. These pumps are designed for strenuous applications and comes with a 65kW water cooled diesel engine and the unique Sykes Univac vacuum system.

This is the first time a company from Philippines has been supplied with the pumps from Khansaheb Sykes and we mark it as a milestone in being able to reach a worldwide clientele.

The pumps have been manufactured in the United Kingdom and then assembled and tested in the United Arab Emirates. A keen inspection of the units has been done before dispatching them to the destination country.

Having a previous experience in sale of pumps around the Middle East, now we are capable to cater to clients around the world. For more information upon purchase of dewatering pumps contact our experts on our toll free 800 79537 or write us your enquiry on and our experts will get back to you.


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Khansaheb Sykes Assists Installation of Sewage Pipeline in Dubai, UAE

Khansaheb Sykes was recently approached to urgently assist with the installation of a sewage pipeline which connected through a major residential area in Dubai.

Given the urgency of the situation, our dewatering experts visited the site location at the earliest and a deepwell system was suggested to the contractor. The depth of the excavation and not having any shoring system made it a challenging project.

The trench lengthened to a kilometer with a depth of 8 to 10 meters. After a careful inspection, our engineers installed 45 no of deep wells in a series, at an interval of 22 meters center to center.

As a safety measure, a 6 inch diesel driven sump pump was also installed to tackle with any seepage from the side of the trench. The job was completed successfully without any problems and the contractor thanked our instant service.

Irrespective of the application, we can provide you with bespoke solutions with the most specialist skills and equipment. Our extensive range of pumps for hire provide you with a competitive service for any application.

If you would like to get in touch with one of our experts, contact us on our toll free 800 79537 or click here to send us a web enquiry and we shall get back to you.

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Khansaheb Sykes launch the new Hydraset range of Pumps in the Middle East

Being one of the largest dewatering and pump rental companies in the Middle East, Khansaheb Sykes are continuously looking to upgrade and improve their wide range of equipment.  A new range of equipment- the Hydraset- is now available for rent and will be able to cater projects without increasing energy costs. The newly introduced pump consists of three major components, a Hydrapak, Hydrapump and a Hydrahose and serves as an excellent solution when the suction lift requirements exceed nine metres.

These range of pumps include both 100mm and 150mm models and have been designed to function effectively in various sectors including construction, industrial, waste water and marine. The units are suitable for up to 46m heads and being very versatile can offer up to 95 liters per second flow rate.


They have been designed to be mobile and easily moved around the site and can as well be forklifted or craned, if required. They act as a suitable substitute to the conventional diesel driven pumps offered by Khansaheb Sykes and they also come with different pump end options for drainage or sewage applications.

Given its low maintenance, fuel economy, high efficiency, service life and the ability to produce its own power, these pumps are ideal to function in isolated areas or where availability of power is limited. These new range of pumps ensure a safe, flexible and long-lasting solution capable of serving to various site requirements across a wide range of sectors.

For more information about the availability and the functioning of our units, please contact our sales engineers on our toll free 800 79537 or click here to send us across your enquiry and our experts will get back to you.

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Khansaheb Sykes Installs Large Wellpoint Systems in Ruwais for Construction of Villas

Ruwais is a town located in the western region of Abu Dhabi, mainly famous for being one of the most modern industrial areas in the Middle East.

The area has been developed from a remote desert site into a self-contained industrial town and was inaugurated in 1982. Recently Khansaheb Sykes was approached to support the construction of over 660 number of villas in the region.

A well designed wellpoint system was installed in order to dewater the construction areas for the construction to begin. Our engineers have supplied over 60 pumps from our Abu Dhabi depot to the site location.

A well designed wellpoint system was installed in order to dewater the construction areas for the construction to begin. Our engineers have supplied over 60 pumps from our Abu Dhabi depot to the site location.

Dewatering by wellpoint installation is known to adequately lower the groundwater table for construction of large construction sites. It’s a very flexible system which is being used since ages as the most practical and economical solution for lowering the groundwater table in order to proceed with construction.

We have utilized the WP 150/60 pumps  which are designed to handle both dirty and clean water and which is widely used for construction sites. Given its automatic vacuum system and excellent air handling capacity, the pumps maintained constant vacuum on the installed wellpoints and allowed a faster drawdown of water to speed up the process of dewatering.

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Deep well dewatering system for construction of a mall in Abu Dhabi

An upcoming mall beginning its construction on the Al Maryah Island of Abu Dhabi was looking for a dewatering system to control groundwater while it performs a deep excavation for the foundation to be laid.

Khansaheb Sykes was approached to provide a feasible and dependable solution to the project. A complete site survey was done to measure the groundwater level and the soil condition in order to proceed with the appropriate solution for drying the ground.

 Due to the deep excavation and fine sands a deep well system was installed as the conventional wellpoint solution would be ineffective when the water table needs to be lowered below 7 to 9 meters. Our site engineers have installed 36 deep wells around the huge area to keep groundwater at bay from the project site.

Being an expert in all kinds of dewatering solutions, we pride ourselves in being able to suggest you with the most adequate, budget friendly and timely services in order to support your construction projects or any kinds of pump rental activities.

Depending on the project type, we are able to customize our offering to you in order to most suit your requirements. Our pumps are designed as such to handle the Middle Eastern harsh climate enabling it to be used for long term hire basis.

To know more about our pump rental fleet or our expertise as a dewatering sub-contractor in the UAE and GCC regions, contact one of our sales experts on 800 79537 or email us on to know more!

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Khansaheb Sykes Helps With Midnight Emergency!

A midnight sudden pipe burst left a water works company in shock and panic! The water supplying company serving a major part of the city was in urgent need to repair the pipe before the residents ran out of water.

Khansaheb Sykes operates 24/7 and 365 days a year, which makes it the most trusted dewatering service provider in the gulf region. The instant response from us made the client delighted and relieved.

Our engineers at once installed 6” diesel pumps to control the water flow and not let the pipe burst turn into a major disaster. The installation process was done within a few hours, making it possible for the repairs to be done at the earliest and the situation controlled.

With over 150 years in delivering efficient dewatering and pumping solutions, we are able to deliver an expert and bespoke service. We have our operations team dedicatedly working to ensure any of your emergencies or planned activities are under control.

Our WP150/60 diesel pump is specifically designed to handle clean or dirty water with limited solids. With its Univac high flow automatic vacuum system it is able to prime and re prime automatically, allowing high speed of pumping and limiting air within the system.

To know more on our various pumps for rental, for both short term or long term, contact our groundwater experts on our toll free 800 79537 or email us on

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Khansaheb Sykes Assist Emergency Sewer Pipe Burst!

Khansaheb Sykes has been assisting major construction work and loads of contractors around the Middle East since its inception in 1976.

When a major sewage pipeline burst during a construction work of a sewer, the contractor rushed to contact us on emergency basis to save the day! Being the UAE’s leading submersible pumps provider, we had the perfect solution ready.

Our experts provided a quick remedy with 2 submersible sewage pumps and were able to control the flow of water and permit normal operations of the sewage plant. The quick supply of pumps ensured that there was minimal disruption to the construction activity.

Khansaheb Sykes is proud to hold one of the largest range of electrical submersible pumps in the Middle East. Our disciplined service and quality along with the speed of service ensured that the customer was pleased with the planned service provided.

We are noted and praised for our ability to handle emergencies and urgent dewatering and over pumping requirements by clients. Our operations operate 24/7 and 365 days a year, thus making the impossible possible and giving our clients the best of solutions!

From the smallest of dewatering and pump rental requirements to the largest of construction activity, we support in the best possible manner to help your project complete within its deadlines and budgets. Our support team always works for backup solutions for any unforeseen circumstances to keep you stress free and ensuring your project keeps going on without obstructions.

For more information on how we can help you with your ongoing project or any future jobs, contact our dewatering experts on 800 79537 or email us on to request for information via email!

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Khansaheb Sykes Pumps Dewater for Construction of Petrol Pump

As the Middle East’s largest supplier of specialist pump rental equipment, we have been working alongside many contractors in the construction industry since years. A prominent contractor in Dubai required a dewatering sub-contractor for an upcoming petrol pump where Khansaheb Sykes worked alongside them on their project.

While excavating the land for construction, groundwater was encountered which obstructed all further construction activity. The excavation wasn’t deep but the water created hinder for any further activity to proceed. A dewatering solution was needed urgently to ensure the work continued without further delays.

Our engineers installed wellpoints all around the area which needed to be dewatered, and connected to a 6 inch super silent pump and a vacuum pump to accelerate the land drying process. The installation process was carried out within a day, with the operations starting on the same day as well.

The super silent range of pumps were chosen for their incredible low noise levels without any compromise on power, reliability and flexibility. The pump performance was praised by the client and the swift operations ensured that the land was dry in the least amount of time.

For more information on how we handle emergency and urgent groundwater and pumping requirements, contact our experts on:

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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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