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Cyprus in court over waste water management

The European Commission has taken Cyprus to the European Court of Justice for its failure to properly treat urban waste water from agglomerations with a population of more than 2,000 inhabitants.

Another hurdle for Paradise home buyers

Home buyers on the Paradise Hills estate at Marathounda in Paphos have yet another hurdle to content with as tens of thousands of litres of water cause ground erosion and subsidence

Paphos’ water guzzling golf courses

Demand for water in Paphos is increasing as more golf courses are built in the district and if there is little rain again this winter there is a real possibility of severe water shortages again next year.

Heavy January rains bring relief from water cuts

Michalis Polynikis, the Cyprus Agriculture Minister, has announced that water cuts will be lifted from today as a result of January’s heavy rains.

Desalination plant at Episkopi

Plans for a further desalination plant in Cyprus got underway last Friday when an agreement was signed for the construction of a unit at Episkopi that will deliver 40,000 cubic metres of water a day to Limassol.

Cyprus golf courses get the go ahead

In the face of much opposition, the cabinet has finally approved the creation of fourteen new golf courses in Cyprus, but they will have to provide their own water.

Government resolved to speed up golf course construction

EAGER to boost a weakened construction sector, the Cyprus government is trying to speed up the process of issuing licences for golf courses and the housing projects that accompany them. The details of this ‘speed-up plan’ are currently before the Minister of Commerce Antonis Pashalides, ahead of a decision by the Council of Ministers. For […]

Floating desalination plant coming to Limassol

FOLLOWING yesterday’s news that a desalination plant was under construction in the Kouklia area of Paphos, it has just been announced that the Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture plans to build a floating desalination plant off the Germasogia coast at Limassol. Throughout the past summer Limassol, which is on the south coast of Cyprus, was totally […]

Cyprus desalination plant gets underway

PLANS for a further three desalination plants in Cyprus have got underway. Earlier this week the Athens Mesogios company started construction work on one of the plants in the Kouklia area of Paphos, which is a few miles to the south of the popular tourist destination. The company has been given seven months to complete […]

Protest over plans for Cyprus golf courses

ENVIRONMENTALISTS staged a demo yesterday outside the Cyprus Commerce Ministry to protest against the construction of more golf courses, even as within the building government officials hatched new plans for the project, which many doubt will reboot the island’s stalled tourism sector. The government aims to build another 14 golf courses in addition to the […]

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