Roads & Highways

Our ever-evolving in-house Roads & Highways consultancy expertise is marked by years of designing successful roadway projects and a combination of diverse services within this specialized field, including:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environmental & Social Impact Assessment
  • Preliminary Corridor Studies
  • Detailed Engineering Design
  • Pavement Design
  • Pavement Evaluation & Pavement Management Systems
  • Hydrology and Drainage
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Transport Planning
  • Structures
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Design and Management of Utilities Diversion
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Project & Program Management Support

Rail & Mass Transit

Our in-house rail consultancy services are the culmination of years of evolution. We design rail projects and offer an extensive set of specialized services within this field:

  • Feasibility Studies
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Topographical Survey
  • Preliminary Corridor Studies
  • Railway Alignment Design
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Hydrology and Drainage
  • Railway Track Design
  • Railway Structures
  • Stations, Terminals and Depots
  • Design and Management of Utilities Diversion
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Tender Documents
  • Railway Superstructure Design and Light Rail Transit Design
  • Project Management
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works


The sheer number of individual vehicles, trains, airplanes and boats and pressing social and economic demands have made fast and efficient transportation a necessity. To meet these real needs, we design safe and cost effective transportation networks that showcase the technological developments in the field of bridge construction, incorporate the latest technology and capitalize on the most effective techniques.

We know that the demand for quicker travel times and sharp rise in frequent flyers necessitate a multidisciplinary approach to airports that answers today’s needs and future aspirations. Across the project lifecycle, Khatib & Alami (K&A) handles everything from master planning and feasibility studies to engineering design, construction supervision, operations and maintenance. .

Our in-house airport consultancy services is built on experience and strategic partnerships with international professionals. We stand out in our effective use of the latest technology; in-depth understanding of capacity, safety, security, local and international legislation; and ability to collaborate with airlines.

Our airport expertise includes:

  • Airside Engineering
  • Landside Engineering
  • Aviation Support Facilities
  • Airport Planning
  • Planning & Design of the Terminal Area


We offer our clients a full range of solutions in Marine and Coastal Engineering. Khatib & Alami have successfully completed over the past years a wide spectrum of challenging projects comprising of Marine & Coastal Engineering. Through our experts, high quality of service, and in-depth technical expertise, we strive to give rise to solutions that truly meet project requirements, constraints, and expectations.

Our services range from feasibility studies to tender documents encompassing intricate studies such as bathymetric surveys, geotechnical investigations, design of quay walls & jetty structures, retaining systems, foundations, causeways, breakwaters, dredging and reclamation, port Infrastructure, and outfall & intake structures. The services also include Marine Construction Supervision and Project Management.

Water & Environment
Water Resources and Drainage

Our in-house water resources and drainage consultancy services encompass a broad range of specialties including effectively controlling, managing and utilizing water resources (such as flood control, irrigation of agricultural projects, stormwater management, groundwater resources management and dams).

At the forefront of technology and as the Innovyze Channel Partner for the Middle East, we tap into the potential of leading software such as GIS. Springing from a solid understanding of standards, regulations and the best international practices, our expertise focuses on studies, detailed designs and technical support for:

  • Surface Water
  • Ground Water
  • Stormwater Drainage
  • Irrigation Schemes
  • Planning and GIS

Environmental Studies and Waste Management

Sustainable solutions are not only paramount for the environment but for our clients’ best interests too. This is why our meticulous studies identify potential environmental and socio-economic impacts alongside appropriate mitigation measures.

We develop waste management plans that provide sustainable solutions. We focus on preventing waste generation and finding the best approaches to waste treatment and disposal. Our consultancy forte adds value by merging environmental concerns with occupational health and safety.

We offer several professional services, including:

  • Environmental Permitting
  • Initial Environmental Examination (IEE)
  • Environmental Scoping Document (ESD)
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Studies
  • Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Studies
  • Cleanup of Contaminated Sites
  • Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP)
  • Environmental Audit
  • Water Sampling and Analysis
  • Air/Noise Measurement and Modeling
  • Ecological Surveys
  • Geological and Hydrogeological Studies
  • Environmental Site Assessment (ESA) – Phase I, II and III
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Landfill Design
  • Landfill Closure and Post-Closure
  • Leachate Management
  • Landfill Gas Management
  • Composting Plant Design

Water & Wastewater Treatment

Our in-house water and wastewater treatment design and consultancy expertise has given rise to remarkably complex water and wastewater treatment projects under challenging conditions.

This has been possible because of our innovative solutions and vast array of services, including:

  • Surface & Ground Water Treatment
  • Desalination
  • Municipal & Industrial Wastewater Treatment
  • Water Reuse
  • Sludge Treatment
  • Water Intake Structures
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Conceptual & Preliminary Engineering
  • Delivery & Contract Bidding Implementation
  • Detailed Design & Review
  • Shop Drawings Preparation
  • Environmental Consulting
  • Value Engineering
  • Topographical Survey
  • Geotechnical Survey
  • Architectural Design & Structural Engineering
  • Electrical & Control Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Program & Project Management Support
  • Construction Management and Site Supervision of Works

Urban Hydraulics

Our in-house urban hydraulics consultancy expertise is behind a number of projects that typify modern solutions to the problems of today and tomorrow.

Our specialized services in this field cover:

  • Water Supply
  • Water Transmission
  • Wastewater Collection
  • Hydraulic Modeling
  • SCADA Process Automation
  • NRW Reduction Strategies
  • Water Loss Management
  • Leak Detection
  • Landscape Irrigation

Hydraulics Structure

K&A delivers innovative, sustainable and cost effective water storage solutions including dams, mega reservoirs, water intakes and artificial lakes. We design and manage projects from the rehabilitation and maintenance to feasibility studies, complete detailed design and construction supervision. Our solutions respond to the vast changes in Client’s needs while respecting social, environmental and climate concerns.

Our experienced staff provides a wide range of services including geotechnical, geophysical and geological works, hydrological studies, hydraulic design, structural design, numerical modeling, environmental assessment and socio-economic studies. Our expertise includes reservoir sedimentation, dam break analysis, dam assessment, monitoring and remedial measures and extends to hydropower.

Geotechnical & Heavy Civil
Foundations & Earthworks

We bring even the most complex engineering projects to life through specialized geotechnical civil engineering services. Our team of highly qualified professionals has substantial technical, managerial and communication skills. This enables Khatib & Alami (K&A) to excel at coordinating with multiple parties and stakeholders to facilitate managing permits, engineering, design and construction.

We help make ambitions success stories through our sound and innovative solutions.

  • Geotechnical and geophysical investigation and interpretation
  • Geological mapping
  • Excavations support
  • Earthworks and slope stability assessment
  • Dewatering
  • Ground improvement
  • Shallow and deep foundations design
  • Quarries and quarrying
  • Landfills
  • Natural terrain hazard and risk assessment
  • Sand drift and sand dunes mitigation
  • Construction material assessment
  • Seismic hazard assessment
  • Numerical modeling
  • Instrumentation and monitoring
  • Provision of technical personnel for site supervision
  • Expert witnessing

Heavy Civil

The Heavy Civil Engineering team specializes in complex civil engineering projects such as marine and coastal engineering, dams studies and tunneling.

Expertise for heavy civil engineering projects such as:

  • Marine and coastal engineering
  • Dams studies
  • Tunneling