Water cuts for farmers, but domestic users off the hook

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The current drought means farmers will have extremely little water this year, but water from desalination plants mean households will be spared cuts, it was announced this week.

The desalination plants produce 68 million cubic metres of water per year, but even that, according to the water development department, does not cover the growing water needs for domestic use.

“People need 83 million this year, so this is not enough and the rest has to come from reservoirs,” water development department official Phedros Rousis told the Sunday Mail. “Last year it was 81 million, but the...


Water cuts for farmers, but domestic users off the hook


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