The Waterfront installs hi-tech safety system

DUBAI — In a landmark development that herald's new standards in fire safety in the region, leading real estate development company, Trident International Holdings (TIH) recently announced that, The Waterfront — its debut signature project at the exclusive Dubai Marina, is the first residential tower in the Middle East to install 'Zone Check Water Tester', an advanced technology driven fire safety system that will ensure high levels of fire protection through an innovative and efficient system in the event of a fire.

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Published: Fri 23 Jun 2006, 11:22 AM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 3:26 PM

Trident has collaborated with National Fire Fighting Manufacturing FZCO (NAFFCO) for the installation and maintenance of this new system which has been developed in the United Kingdom. A demonstration and test of the new system was held recently and was personally witnessed and endorsed by Col. Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matroushi, Director of Dubai Civil Defense and other officials from Dubai Civil Defense. The efficient and effective functioning of the 'Zone Check Water Tester' ensured the necessary clearances from the Civil Defense Department.

Announcing this, Wazir Daredia, Executive Director & CEO - TIH said, "It is indeed a matter of pride for us to have the distinction of being the first residential tower in the Middle East to install such a technological marvel. It is our continuous endeavor to meet and exceed client expectations not only in material and finishes but also in safety standards. Fire hazards have taken a huge toll on life and property in the recent past and we did not want to leave anything to chance for our residents. Our pursuit towards this detail leads us to the highly efficient and hassle free system."

Adding further, Daredia said, "We are also very happy to have met the approvals of the Dubai Civil Defense and are grateful to Col. Matroushi and his team for their dedicated efforts in this process. We look forward to carry on this association across all our projects in order to secure life and property in accordance to the objectives of Dubai Civil Defense."

Commenting on the ocassion, Col. Rashid Thani Rashid Al Matroushi highlighted the need of efficient fire fighting machinery that will help secure the lives of innocent from the ravages of fire.

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