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Kuwait Stormwater Drainage System Master Plan

Our Role

SMEC was engaged by the Government of Kuwait as Lead Consultant in the completion of a Stormwater Master Planning Study.

SMEC’s services included:

  • Assessment of existing data
  • Detailed engineering surveys
  • Development of a stormwater Geographic Information System (GIS) database
  • An Impervious Area and Topographic Survey
  • A Regional Hydrogeological Assessment
  • Verification of the hydrologic and hydraulic models
  • A study of sea outlets and their protection against tidal sediment transport
  • A master plan for stormwater flows
  • Preliminary and detailed designs.

Project Overview

This project involved upgrading and improving the existing stormwater drainage systems in Kuwait in order to:

  • Eliminate issues caused by flooding
  • Establish appropriate drainage infrastructure for future projects under the Kuwait Master Plan Development
  • Identify a remediation strategy for addressing rising groundwater levels throughout the city.
Technical Area:
Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait

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