Ganges River: Sacred yet toxic

Ganges River: Sacred yet toxic

Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Ganges River
Despite its beauty from afar, the water in the Ganges River at Varanasi is disgusting. It is at least 10,000 times more concentrated with disease-causing microorganisms than is standard. Every day, 100 Olympic-sized swimming pools' worth of sewage is dumped into the river. (Nicholas Schifrin/ABC)
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