Water tower Kuwait

Water tower Kuwait, water storage, water tower

The Kuwait Towers are three towers of reinforced concrete in Kuwait City. The main tower is 187 metres high and serves as a restaurant and water tower. It also has a Viewing Sphere which rises to 123 meters above sea level and completes a full turn every 30 minutes. The second tower is 145.8 metres high and serves as a water tower. The third tower houses equipment to control the flow of electricity and illuminates the two larger towers. The towers hold 4,500 cubic meters of water. The towers were designed by Sune Lindström and Malene Björn and were built by Energoprojekt, a company from Belgrade, Yugoslavia. They opened to the public in March of 1979. The towers were heavily damaged by the Iraqis during their occupation of Kuwait from 1990 to 1991. In 1992, after the liberation of Kuwait City during the First Gulf War, Vic Clarke of Nottingham UK abseiled the Kuwait Water Towers during structural surveys. Mr. Clarke was introduced into Kuwait by Mr. Michael Stewart, of the Stewart Group International, also from Nottingham UK. There was substantial shell and bullet damage to the towers' exteriors. The interior damage was mainly to electrical gear, mostly lift equipment. Some of the large triangular glazed panels shown in the photograph were also damaged by shell fire. and Located on the Arabian Gulf in the area of sharq. Kuwait Towers is one of the main tourist attractions in the State of Kuwait. The towers were designed by a Swedish company and executed by a Yugoslav company. They were built in 1975 and inaugurated in 1979. The plates that cover the balls are fifty five thousand in number. They are made of Chinese steel painted in eight different colors It is 187 meter above sea level and comprises two balls. The ground floor comprises the external applications and the training room Ofok Restaurant 82 meter above sea level. Breakfast buffet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for ladies only, except Fridays and official holidays. Family breakfast buffet. Lunch buffet from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dinner buffet from 19:30 p.m. to 23:30 p.m. for families. The menu is regularly changed every day. Oriental show Open Weekends from 9:00 am to 23:00 am. it is devided into two parts. First Part: Fixed 120 meters in height. Full rotation every helg an hour. Gift Shop, Cafeteria, Snacks and refreshments. Telescope installed for viewing the area surrounding the towers. This service has been recently introduced. We are at present one of the most renowned places for