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Kouris Reservoir

Post by Dominic » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:16 am

We've neglected the dams of Paphos for a while. They've overflowed, and now the waters are subsiding, ever so slightly. But what of those further afield? In Kouris Reservoir there is an old, abandoned church which is nearly submerged when it is full. This is an unusual sight, so we thought we had better photograph it while we had the chance.

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Post by cyprusmax47 » Sun Jun 23, 2019 11:57 am

And not to forget, nearly 40% of the water input is transfered through pipes from Paphos district Arminou Dam near Agios Nikolaos....

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Re: Kouris Reservoir

Post by Ams » Mon Jun 24, 2019 2:58 pm

Thanks Dominic

I went to see the dam and church at the end of January and April this year, but haven't been able to get back to see how full it is now. I have seen it full though, back in 2013.

If you're interested here are some photos from over the years:

My 1st visit back in 2004:
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2012 - almost full
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2013 - full
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Re: Kouris Reservoir

Post by Ams » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:00 pm

End of January 2019
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Re: Kouris Reservoir

Post by Lincoln » Mon Jun 24, 2019 3:30 pm

Wow, those are great photo's AMS.
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Re: Kouris Reservoir

Post by Yioula » Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:30 pm

Great blog Dominic thank you ........I haven’t been in that area for about 5 years we used to like going to the Apokryfo in Lofou
I must have a look at my photos over the years.
Thank you AMS very interesting to see how the Church is surviving after being submerged by the water....

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Re: Kouris Reservoir

Post by Dominic » Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:32 pm

Nice pics. :)
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