52-km pipeline will have a capacity of more than one million gallons of water per day
The Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation has launched a project to extract water and build a pipeline to provide water to the population of Hargeisa, Somalia.
The project comes as an implementation of the directives of President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the follow-up of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
An official source at the foundation said that the project began with the digging of 13 wells and construction of giant reservoirs.
The pipeline, expected to be 52km long, is estimated to have a capacity of more than one million gallons of water per day. It is expected to serve 250,000 people in the city of Hargeisa.