Waste Dumping in the River Joiet

The river Joiet in Zgharta has become a dump site for domestic industrial waste, and wastewater (discarded intentionally by some municipalities). Due the bad odors, mosquitoes, rodents, and health risks the population living within the vicinity of the have been voicing their concerns and demanding that water gets treated and municipalities stop dumping their waste. The Zgharta muncipalty claims that they cannot fix the problem because the Ministry of Public Works are in charge of cleaning water beds.

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