Dubai Municipality announced the completion of a project for the rehabilitation and maintenance of public beaches in the Emirate of Dubai, which included the beaches of Al Mamzar Corniche, Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah 3 and Umm Suqeim 1, at a total cost of about 93 million dirhams.
This is within the framework of working to provide a sustainable infrastructure that serves the emirate’s society and supports its economy in accordance with the best international standards, providing the needs of visitors to the emirate’s public beaches, which are one of the most important tourist attractions in Dubai, and providing them with the best services and recreational facilities to enhance the experience of visitors and visitors to the beaches of Dubai. .
The amount of clean beach sand used in the project exceeded 1.2 million cubic meters of sand extracted from the lands of the coastal area, while the quantities of rock used in the project reached more than 200,000 cubic meters, and the working hours in the project were 515,000 hours.
The project focused on the maintenance of beaches in sites affected by erosion operations, and the establishment of coastal protection facilities necessary to ensure the stability and sustainability of beaches, and raising the levels of those beaches to avoid exposure to cases of inundation in times of strong winds.
Work has been done to increase the width of some beach sites and increase the beach area to about 112,000 square meters, which contributes to increasing recreational areas on those beaches, and developing them in the future with more facilities, services and facilities that serve beachgoers and meet their needs.
Dawoud Al-Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, to make Dubai the best city for living, working and visiting in the world, Dubai Municipality has completed a rehabilitation and maintenance project. Public beaches, with the aim of developing and beautifying the emirate’s beaches and providing a sustainable infrastructure in accordance with the best international standards, which supports the economic process and enhances the tourism attractiveness of the Emirate of Dubai, by providing the best recreational facilities and investment opportunities, which contribute to attracting the largest number of visitors and tourists.
He added, “The municipality has taken measures to address the challenges resulting from climate change and sea level rise, and to monitor changes in the shoreline.
Where a number of coastal protection facilities were implemented, including bumpers, breakwaters and rock protection, and these were replenished with beach sand and raised their levels to ensure the preservation of the balance of the coastline and protect it from cases of erosion and erosion resulting from seasonal waves, ”explaining that the implementation of the project was restricted to a package of measures. Strict environmental standards that ensure that wildlife is not harmed in those locations.
Al Mamzar Corniche Beach
The scope of work at Al Mamzar Corniche Beach included backfilling and reclamation of a land with a total area of 9,000 square meters, covered by rock protection with an extension of 340 meters, and the implementation of a rocky belt to maintain the stability of the beach with a length of 100 meters.
Jumeirah Beach 1
The scope of work in Jumeirah Beach 1 included carrying out the works of supplying and feeding the beach with an amount of 125,000 cubic meters of beach sand, with a total length of 1,000 linear meters, with the maintenance of the existing coastal fenders and increasing their lengths by approximately 160 meters.
Jumeirah Beach 3
The scope of work at Jumeirah Beach 3 included supplying and feeding the beach with beach sand with a length of 750 longitudinal meters for Beach No. 1, 690 longitudinal meters for Beach No. 2, and 525 longitudinal meters for Beach No. 3, in addition to the construction of a rock barrier with a length of 160 meters.
Umm Suqeim Beach 1
The scope of work at Umm Suqeim Beach 1 included the construction of a new breakwater with a total length of 325 longitudinal meters, and a rocky belt for the beach with a length of 520 longitudinal meters, and then the process of backfilling and reclamation of the new land for the beach with a total area of 30,000 square meters, which added an additional beach with a length of approximately 500 meters.