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dewater & ground controlDewatering and Ground water control
In the UAE and Gulf States, a high water table means groundwater lowering is necessary for nearly all construction and civil engineering projects. We’re the dewatering experts, delivering whatever you need to get the job done.

Building & Construction
Any problems or delays on your site can mean missed deadlines and financial penalties. With a high water table in so many areas across the UAE and Gulf States, you need a proven provider.

Water Companies
We have the best range, widest coverage and depth of expertise to meet the demands of the water industry, local municipalities and other service providers across the region.

Quarries & Mines
These are among the toughest environments in the world to work in, placing special demands on pumping equipment used and the people who deliver and service it. So you need to talk to the experts.

We have huge expertise in tunnelling applications, gained in the UAE and UK. Thanks to the breadth of our hire fleet and the skills of our people, we can deliver the most effective pumping schemes however tough the environment or location.

Manufacturing and processing are complex enough without having to worry about having access to the right pumps and services, as and when you need them. We help organisations succeed despite punishing production schedules, rising costs and changing market conditions.

Emergency Pumping Services
We have a superb success rate in responding to emergencies and, unlike other providers, can offer a genuine 24-hour call-out and pumps backup service.

Docks, Ports & Harbours
Complete end-to-end solutions for: load out, commissioning and decommissioning; cleaning and dredging; working in wet and dry docks; dock and harbour infrastructure work; fabricators and shipyards; and specialist heavy load requirements.

Refineries & Power Stations
We provide refineries, petrochemical facilities and power stations with the largest range of powerful and reliable pumps for hire – from regular activities and supporting general operations to emergency backup.

About Khansaheb Sykes

Based in the UAE, the Khansaheb Sykes operations team has almost 40 years’ experience in groundwater control and general pumping applications. Today, this long-term specialist local dewatering knowledge distinguishes us from the competition.

Set up in 1976 following our dewatering support to Costain International on the Shindegah Tunnel Crossing of the Dubai Creek, Khansaheb Sykes has grown to become the leading provider of professional dewatering and pumping services throughout the United Arab Emirates.

Under a joint venture with Khansaheb Civil Engineering L.L.C., Khansaheb Sykes was created as a specialised dewatering contractor and pumping equipment supplier for a broad range of pumping applications including: building and construction ground water control, testing and cleaning pipework within petrochemical operations and supporting regional water companies and local municipalities in pumping sewage and waste water. We have also been involved with dewatering of major national port infrastructure projects including Jebel Ali Port and Dubai Dry Docks.

Khansaheb Sykes is a subsidiary of Andrews Sykes Group, the UK’s largest specialist hire company. Our business is founded on the unrivalled expertise and know-how of building and operating Sykes Pumps, which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2007.

Key facts

With operations and maintenance departments in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we have 60+ dedicated employees.

Our hire and sales fleet covers both diesel and electric units, in bore sizes from 50mm to 300mm diameter.

The bulk of the fleet is based on fully automatic self-priming general-purpose pumpsets.

We also offer a complete range of accessories and ancillary equipment.

In addition, new dewatering pump sets and accessories are available for purchase.

We also own and operate four drilling rigs, for exclusive use in dewatering operations.

Service and maintenance

We provide a comprehensive emergency back-up service, covering both hire and sale equipment, with a huge spares holding and high quality workshop repair facilities, plus mobile service engineers based in Sharjah, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. This enables any site breakdowns to be dealt with quickly and professionally; emergency ‘out of hours’ call-out services are also available.

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We work closely with other providers in the region to extend our coverage.

Sister company:

  • Saudi Arabia - Sykes Dewatering L.L.C.