The Palm, Jumeirah, Dubai
Leading world developer Nakheel Properties is realising the vision of Dubai for the 21st century. Integrale researched potential groundwater abstraction from beneath a 6km diameter hydraulic fill land reclamation. Conventional seawater intake and brine discharge could be at risk from accidental tanker oil spillage. Sophisticated pumping tests concluded groundwater recharge was too slow for The Palm Island requirements.