VIDEO: Dubai’s ‘deep tunnel’ to end waterlogging problems for the next 100 years - GulfToday

VIDEO: Dubai’s ‘deep tunnel’ to end waterlogging problems for the next 100 years

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A video grab of the under construction tunnel.

Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Dubai Municipality to introduce “Deep Tunnel” project that will help in draining rainwater. The tunnel is proposed to serve the city for 100 years.

According to Dubai Municipality, with 10 million man-hours on site, the project completion rate has reached 75 per cent. It will be ready in September 2020.

  

The UAE has been experiencing a lot of rainfall in the past months.

The unprecedented rainfall in the country that led to flooding last week was swiftly managed by the local authorities with support from Xylem.

Xylem is a leading global water technology company. It supported the clean-up with the world’s most advanced water dispersal solution.

As a company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, Xylem not only provided its advanced water pumps to clients for the pump-out operations, but also deployed its own team on a priority basis to support critical on-ground work for four consecutive days.