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Information on the Pelendri Village Dam/Pond in Cyprus

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.

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.

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