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Sharjah Ruler orders $84m sewage network in Khorfakkan

A sewage plant with the capacity of 3,700m3 per day is also directed to be completed in Kalba by next month

Sharjah Directorate of Public Works is developing the project.
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Sharjah Directorate of Public Works is developing the project.

HH Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has directed the establishment of a sewage network in Khorfakkan, in addition to the completion of work on sewage networks in Kalba by the beginning of next month, worth $84.4m (AED310m).

Eng Ali bin Shaheen Al Suwaidi, chairman of the Sharjah Directorate of Public Works said the Kalba sewage network and plant project had reached its final stage, adding that it was part of the department's strategic plan to expand sewage networks in the UAE emirate, in cooperation with the Sharjah Urban Planning Council. 

The department is expected to collaborate with the Municipality of Kalba to connect the area's buildings to the new sewer network, which will serve 2,217 buildings. 

Government (82), commercial (58), and housing (2,077) buildings and units will be served by the new Kalba network, including villas, apartment blocks, gardens, hospitals, mosques, and schools. 

According to UAE state news agency, Wam, the Kalba sewage plant plant has a capacity of 3,700m3 per day, which the department has completed with 50,000-gallon tanks.

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