Wednesday, August 11, 2010

ADB: a Clean Future for World's Dirtiest River

Many of us have been appalled at the photos floating around on the net about the Citarum River in Indonesia. This clip shows some of the problem sources, outputs and some of the work being put into play through the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to turn it around. It will be interesting to see how the cleanup progresses.

Once again, the importance of keeping our stormwater run-off clean is made stridently clear. Education and action to prevent polluting our rivers and ultimately our oceans is vital to the health of us all.

AUSMEPA has an educational unit that is free and online specifically on Stormwater Pollution (click here)

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