Dubai: Dubai Municipality has introduced five new cutting-edge high-tech vehicles to its existing group of automated sweepers that clean highways and external roads.
This comes as part of the Municipality’s larger plans to develop automatic sweepers as well as ongoing efforts to improve the city’s cleanliness. It is also a testament to the Municipality’s commitment to keeping up with the latest products and equipment manufactured by worldwide enterprises specializing in city hygiene and utilizing cutting-edge technologies and equipment in compliance with the most recent international regulations and standards.
Mr. Saeed Abdul Rahim Safar, Acting Director of the Waste Operations Department at Dubai Municipality, stated that the Municipality’s plan to expand its current cleaning fleet comprises a variety of vehicles and cleaning equipment for different routes and areas. Five large sweepers equipped with advanced technology have been included, which can sweep roughly 2,250 km of exterior roads and highways every day.
This plan is part of the waste operations department, overseen by Dubai Municipality, and aims to promote sustainability while also embracing the use of cutting-edge technologies and equipment in compliance with the most recent international norms and regulations.
Furthermore, Mr. Safar highlighted that the highway cleaning teams of 151 cleaners and 18 supervisors have responded to 670 urgent notices since the beginning of this year, including those related to road accidents, tailings on both sides of the roads, dead animals, and sand waste.
The automated fleet of Dubai Municipality’s waste operations department has 752 vehicles and equipment, including 35 for cleaning important highways.
The municipality’s entire fleet strives to undertake regular field programs, general cleaning operations, and 24-hour support and emergency programs.
The equipment spans from large-scale agricultural shredder machines for agricultural waste generated by farms, public parks, and tree residues to automated sweepers and pavement and public road cleaning equipment.