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Information on the Pelendri Village Dam/Pond

Pelendri Village Dam/Pond                                                     Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Pelendri Dam is not a dam as such, but a large artificially created pond built to a depth of 10 metres and to a height of 18 metres.

Pelendri Village Dam/Pond                                                    Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The pond was built in 1980 and is to be found just on the outskirts of Pelendri Village.

Pelendri Village Dam/Pond                                                     Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The pond has a capacity of 123,000 cubic metres and is the sole source of water for Pelendri Village.

Pelendri Village Dam/Pond                                                   Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The pond covers an area of 218 hectares and the water is also used for the irrigation of the local farmlands, producing vines, vegetables, citrus and fruit trees.

Pelendri Village Dam/Pond                                                     Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

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