Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority has witnessed consecutive huge development since its inception as a private company called Sharjah Electricity & Water Resources Co., then its ownership was transferred to Sharjah Government as (Sharjah Electricity & Water Department).With the tremendous economical, industrial and civilization development boom witnessed in the Emirate of Sharjah, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qassimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah issued his visionary decree on establishment of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) as financially and administratively independent entity, to distribute and generate electricity, water and (piped natural) gas to the nationals and residents of the Sharjah Emirate.
The 22nd of April 2014, H.H D. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, issued an Amiri Decree to restructure SEWA’s hierarchy, by appointing Dr. Eng. Rashid Alleem as SEWA’s Chairman. And so Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, with the authentic leadership of Dr. Eng. Rashid Alleem, started its new journey that travels on unique ideas, creative strategies and hardworking people.