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Archive for October 15th, 2018

Water retention dam

We have had a comment from A. Messaris which shed a whole new light on what we used to call a water reservoir in Loutsa. Mr. Messaris says:” It is not a reservoir, it is a water retention dam built to protect Panormos from severe flooding. If you look carefully, you will notice that it has a concrete overflow in the center of the dam and so the general level cannot go much over that level unless in flood conditions. However, the level it has now reached, which will probably be retained, should very much encourage a lot of bird and animal life, and the construction of a sensitively built bird hide will give bird lovers a lot of pleasure” Thank you for the explanation Mr. Messaris.

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