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Clean water and the lack of it

  • Burhanuddin Abe

    Contributor

Jakarta | Wed, March 23 2011 | 11:29 am

Water contamination in Indonesia is causing increasing concern. Natural phenomenon like volcanoes, storms, earthquakes and so forth indeed change the quality of water but do not cause extreme contamination.

Serious contamination is in fact caused by human behavior resulting in deterioration to a dangerous degree in the quality of water in the lakes, rivers, sea and ground water.

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