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Cyprus Water Project Planned

The Ministry of Agriculture of Cyprus is making plans for a new project for the use of recycled water in agriculture. The aim is to increased water supply by 40 million cubic metres, according to sources that spoke to CNA.

“The Ministry has prepared a seven-year strategic development plan for the period 2015-2021 that will be discussed by the Ministers of Agriculture and Finance at the beginning of 2015, the source said, adding that the cost of the project is expected to exceed 80 million euros…The same source noted that the project will be Cyprus` response to the underwater pipeline built by Turkey to transport 70 million cubic meters of water to the island`s occupied territories,” the CNA reported.

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