Water Furrow

The water furrow was constructed in 1947, during the same period that the reservoir of Akrounta was built, with the purpose of transporting water for the irrigation of the village’s lands. It was constructed by the Water Supply and Irrigation Department (WSID) of the then British colonial government, as stated by the “WSID” inscription placed at a spot in the furrow.
According to testimonies, the residents utilized the water furrow by creating openings (slits) along it, which they closed with doors. They then formed furrows for the water to get transferred to the entirety of the field. Finally, the doors were opened in rotation so that each plot would get watered individually.