The project named the ‘Development of the Century’ is expected to help reduce maintenance costs significantly and meet the high demands of irrigation water required for numerous mega projects that are set to take off in Dubai in the coming years.
Feasibility studies have been completed and finalised for the landmark multi-phase development and construction work is expected to begin in 2019, according to HE Eng. Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality. A consultancy is at present working on the project’s initial design concept, which is to be submitted to Dubai Municipality by February 2018 for review and endorsement by a technical committee at the municipality, he was further quoted as saying. The project will be executed in two phases with the first phase commencing in Deira District and the second in Bur Dubai, as per the news statement.