Dams see steady inflow of water, stocks rise to 25.5% of capacity

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Dams are a quarter full after abundant rains in recent days boosted Cyprus’s depleted water stocks, with the inflow expected to continue, a Cyprus Water Development official said on Tuesday.

Last week, dams were only 18% full.

Two small dams in the Paphos district, Pomos and Argakas and the small Kalopanayiotis dam in Nicosia have already overflowed.

But attention is focused on the large Kouris and Asprokremos dams which account for much of the island’s water storage capacity.

Overall, stocks currently stand at 74 million cubic metres (mcm) which...


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Dams see steady inflow of water, stocks rise to 25.5% of capacity


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