Abu Dhabi General Services Company "Musanada" and Al Ain City Municipality, ACM, have revealed that works in the main and secondary irrigation lines and reservoirs construction project for the eastern sector of Al Ain city is now 50 percent completed, indicating that work is progressing in line with the construction plan as per the agreed delivery schedule, envisaging that the project will be completed during Q3 of 2020.
Both parties state that the project area would span 30km at a total cost of AED58.4 million, adding that 344 workers, engineers and consultants are working round the clock to complete all the works of the project, being delivered in collaboration with a number of entities and strategic partners, within a record time in line with highest international standards and specifications.
Execution of this project forms part of the efforts made by Musanada and ACM to realise on the ground the rational leadership’s vision towards providing high quality infrastructure aligned to highest international standards to meet the needs of individuals and the community at large, aiming to improve the standard of living and quality of offered services, establish sound infrastructure to support local economy, boost sustainable development and ensure the community’s wellbeing and happiness, as translated by the directives and orders of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
The project serves Al Ain city and the residential and commercial areas adjacent to the international highway between the Sultanate of Oman and the UAE, which will help significantly increase economic benefits and returns as well as enhance tourist attraction to the region and Al Ain city.
The project aims to secure sufficient supplies of recycled water for irrigation of existing and future vegetation cover, ensuring availability of sufficient water supplies for future and landscaping developments, besides ensuring sustainable and effective use of water while minimising use of groundwater and full automation of water and control of irrigation system at the eastern sector.
On a related note, Abu Dhabi General Services Company "Musanada" says that the project involves construction of main and secondary irrigation lines; construction of four treated water tanks, each of 900 cubic meter capacity together with the auxiliary pumping station across the eastern sector regions at Mezyad, Al Dhaher, Umm Ghafah and Al Khurair; besides construction of irrigation pipes to feed the tanks and landscaping works.