The construction of the dam took place in 1984. Building procedures took 5 years . The construction cost 29 millions.
Kourio Lake is the biggest lake in Cyprus with heigh 115 meters and capacity 115.000.000 m3.It covers 308 square kilometers and the main pipe is 110 kilometers.
First time overflown in 2004. After 2004 we didn’t have a heavily rain and in 2012 almost all dams try out.
Kouris dam is connected with 4 other rivers: Kouris River,Diarizos River,Limnati Kriou and Arminou Dam.