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Al Aflaj, traditional irrigation network system in the UAE, oral traditions, knowledge and skills of construction, maintenance and equitable water distribution
(United Arab Emirates)
- Inscribed in 2020 (15.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: 'Al Qattara' Falaj is one of the many famous Falajs of Al Ain city. It stemps from Al Buraimi in Oman and reaches Al Ain within the underground channels with a length of 8 kilometres. Modern channels are covered with cement to reduce evaporation, avaid friction and enhance water flowing.