Egypt. Satellite image shows lake’s transformation from landfill to tourist area
The Information and Decision Support Center of the Egyptian Council of Ministers has released a satellite image showing the extent to which Lake Ain al-Sira is being developed to transform it from a landfill to a tourist attraction.
Lake Ain al-Sira completely changed the scene in the Fustat region of ancient Egypt, and the Citadel of Salah ad-Din al-Ayyubi appeared next to the waters of the lake, showing the significance of the development that took place in this place.
Outbuildings for the project include the implementation of a water tank and fire fighting, a muddy water tank for irrigating crops and open areas, in addition to the main power plant to supply the project with electricity and substations, and also includes an irrigation network for green spaces, a fire fighting network , a water supply network and another for sewerage, a covered drainage network for groundwater and a treatment plant for lake water.
The project includes 4 restaurants covering an area of 1.5 acres, a 2400 meter long outer wall around the project, parking spaces with a capacity of 425 cars, 3 entrances and entrances to the project, and 4 public toilets to serve project visitors.
The Ain Al Sira Lake Development Project was implemented on a 63 acre area, which included the implementation of a 2,500 linear meter tourist alley around the lake, a restaurant area, a tropical island in the middle of the lake, an outdoor theater, green spaces, wooden gazebos, 5 groups of floating fountains inside the lake , lake water purification station.