The Development of South-Shamkha Infrastructures – UAE

location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

done by: Idroesse Infrastrutture, UAE

period: 2007 – on going

client: Musanada – Emirate of Abu Dhabi

coordinates: latitude 24.357570° longitude 54.763113°

cost of the works: over 7 Billion AED

scope of work: complete design development  including  environmental  studies and geotechnical  engineering, Tender documents and evaluation, work supervision of South Shamkha infrastructures and utilities.

project description:

South Shamkha Development project area  is approximately 40 sqkm.

South Shamkha is a mixed use development for up to 165,000 residents and an estimated 130,000 non-residents working in offices, retail, and commercial activities along with public and social facilities.

  • Roads (single and dual carriageway): 150 km main roads + 252 km secondary roads – 54 signalized junctions – 3 major links to Desert.
  • Drinkable Water Network: 422 km of 90-1000 mm pipes – 2 booster pumping stations.
  • Waste Water Network: 481 km dia 160-1600 + 2 pumping stations (max 350 l/s).
  • Storm Water Network: 355 km pipes of 300-2500 mm – 4 ponds.
  • Power And Lighting: Power And Lighting: 2 primary stations 132/22kV; 51km 132kV cables; 283 substations of 22/0.4kV; 560 transformers ; 408 Km 22kV cables; 849 Km feeding LV cables; 11,1543 Feeder Pillar, 8430 light poles; 18300 LED luminaire for street lighting ; 563 km power lighting cables.
  • Irrigation Network and Landscape: 100 km main pipes – 3000 km distribution pipes –1 reservoirs 1,000,000 m3.