The watermills of Anthousa and Parga dating many centuries ago, are eleven and straddle the river (Halili),
name of the river during the Turkish occupation while we today know as the river of St. Spyridon or Valtos.
The mills were operating in the region with a pair of millstones and had the name of
the owner or the name of the renter . The majority grind cereals ( wheat , barley , corn ).
Fewer mills grind tobacco mainly from Thesprotia and is known for the famous Tsamiko Tobacco which was exported in Far East .
The watermills with primitive for our time mode , milling inexpensive static energy foods for many centuries .
In 2000 Panos Luka's Mill was restored in Anthousa and is an important monumentof our cultural heritage.