“We’re always skint”
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The story has also published in The Guardian and the French Le Monde says that five years ago that causes the lake, east of Thessaloniki, covering 45 square km area and had a depth of five meters. Today, the surface is reduced by one third and the depth is only one measure, so one can walk.
A key reason for the state of the lake is drying because of the lack of rainfall and the intensive irrigation for the surrounding crops. At the same time, the lake is polluted by both industrial wastewater facilities located in the region and from the drains of the city Lagadas.