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Pissouri water rationed after mains pipe damaged

Pissouri residents have been without a sufficient water supply for the past 15 days, leaving homes and businesses without water for days at a time.

Head of the Pissouri village council, Lazaros Lazarou, told the Cyprus Mail that recent heavy rainfall caused severe damage to the main pipe supplying water from Paphos, “which is not expected to be fixed soon, perhaps in a week or so”.

“The community is currently receiving water from four boreholes, two in Pissouri and two in Paphos,” Lazarou said, “though this does not seem to be enough to meet our water demands, which are fortunately lower at this time of year.”

Water is being rationed across Pissouri until the water supply returns to normal levels, he said.

According to a resident of the area, many sections of the community are undergoing water cuts for periods of three days at a time, with families, elderly, and other vulnerable groups finding it difficult to cope.



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