DUBAI 6 June 2017: Dubai Municipality has started a project for the irrigation network and beautification of Al Khail Road from the Business Bay crossing to the Zabeel 1 intersection at a cost of Dh30 million, to be completed within nine months, said Mohammed Ahmed, Acting Director of Sewage and Irrigation Department in Dubai Municipality.
He added that the project benefits from several factors, namely the unique location and design, which has not been used previously, and the use of renewable energy sources and recycled materials, said Wam.
“The project consists of 36,000 meters of pipes, three irrigation system controllers, a reservoir, an irrigation water pumping station, 240 solar power units, 8,000 lamps and digging 75,000 cubic meters of soil. The agricultural design components include 400 trees, 80 agricultural basins using solar energy, 11,000 shrubs, 27,000 square meter of soil mats, about 20,000 square meters of green areas, 35,000 square meters of blue glass and 44,000 pebbles of different colors,” said Mr. Ahmed.
By Sheena Amos