A video circulated on social networking sites shows that water has been released in Dubai Canal for the first time during its three year period of construction as part of a testing process. Dubai Canal is set to open next month with work on the Dh2 billion project moving on schedule.
The 3.2 kilometre canal links Business Bay with the Arabian Gulf, and has turned areas of Dubai like Satwa, Downtown, Zabeel, Oud Metha, Karama and Bur Dubai into one huge island (as they are now completely waterlocked).
Canal depth is up to six meters, while the bridges are rising on the channel to eight meters, allowing free movement of marine navigation in the Canal around the clock.
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