Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Another Year, and We Still Don't Have Sewer System

It's been a year since the last rains, and that's just not enough time to prepare! Dubai isn't able to cope with as much as a sprinkle without flooding large sections of town. In our tiny car, you have to go at least 20 kph in the deep puddles - otherwise it starts to come in the doors. Take a look:
But this brings up a good point - Dubai is at the forefront of urban planning for global warming. The forward-thinking folks in Emaar Properties have created the perfect hedge against the coming floods - the tallest building in the world!

1 comment:

udjim said...

An ark might be a better investment, don't you think?