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Our beloved rivers of waste

  • Alexandra Hansen

    Contributor

Jakarta | Tue, February 9 2010 | 11:40 am
Our beloved rivers of waste

PREMIUM Home by the river: Residents perform various house chores in their homes located along the Ciliwung River in Jakarta. Millions of people rely on the river for their daily water needs. JP/Ricky YudhistiraStanding on the bank on one of Jakarta’s many rivers, the experience is much the same across the board. Nothing you would hope for in a river is present in the city’s 13 main canals.

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