The Pomos Dam  is situated in the Pomos village of the Paphos district. It is a rock fill dam and has a capacity of 859.000 cubical metres. It is located about 3 kilometres southeast of the village.

The dam is built next to the Livadi River at an altitude of 75 metres and at a distance of 3.5 kilometres from the sea. It has a length of 168 metres, a height of 38 metres, a volume of 150.000 cubical metres and a surface of 83.000 square metres.

The dam construction was completed in 1966 and its purpose was to irrigate the 380 acres of land for the cultivation of vegetables. A large part of the land in Pomos (130 acres in 1985) is irrigated from the dam containing 859.000 cubical metres.

From a geological view, the dam area is located above the crosswalks of the Ofiolithic cluster of Troodos.

 

Name:

Pomos Dam

Location:

Paphos District

Year built:

1966

River:

Livadi

Purpose:

Irrigation

Type:

Rockfill

Dam category:

Large

Capacity:

860.000m³

Pomos Dam photos: 
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Pomos Dam location map: 

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