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Cyprus Dams - Trimiklini/Saitas Dam

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Information on the Trimiklini/Saitas Dam

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                               Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The Trimiklini/Saitas Dam may be found between the villages of Trimiklini and Saitas, in the Limassol District of Cyprus.

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                               Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The dam was built in 1958 and is a gravity dam.

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                              Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The Trimiklini/Saitas dam is built to a height of 33 metres.

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                               Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The dam, when full, is able to hold 340,000 cubic metres of water.

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                            Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The shallow depth of the dam prompts frequent overflowing to occur when heavy rains fall in the Troodos Mountains above.

Trimiklini/Saitas Dam                                               Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

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