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Cyprus Dams - Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam

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Information on the Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam is located on the outskirts of Kannaviou village, which lies in the Paphos District of Cyprus.

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The construction of the dam began in September 2000 and was completed in March 2005. The dam was officially opened on 23 November 2007.

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The cost of the Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam was CYP 17.5 Million (17.5 Million Cyprus Pounds) and was financed by the Cyprus Government.

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                        Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The operation and maintenance of the dam is the responsibility of the Cyprus Water Development Department.

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The catchment area is 56 square kilometres and the reservoir area is 927,118 square metres.

The Asprogia - Kannavou Dam is a Concrete Face Rockfill Dam and has a capacity of 18,000,000 cubic metres.

Asprogia - Kannaviou Dam                                                        Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The dam is built to a height of 75 metres and has a crest length of 565 metres.

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