6 million tons of fertilizer are expelled into the river.
Industrial waste is 15% of the total river pollution.
Raw sewage, human waste is released into the river at 1.3 billion litters per day. This has killed the fishing industry in India on this river. The fish are dead or diseased.
You will find almost every kind of cancer causing chemical in the river. Facts.....
The river flows for 1557 miles and joins other rivers along the way. The sewage from the Ganges contaminates the rivers down the line. People drink from it and bathe in it along the rivers path. They wash their hands in it and water their crops with it.
How many plantations including Moringa trees are watered by this polluted river. The people bathe in this river than perhaps go pick the leaves you eat.
The world health organization says that hepatitis, dysentery, and cholera are rampantly found in the river water.
Watch these videos from U-tube on the river.
It is the Ganges water or some better quality water that waters their fields....only they know.
This is a series of blogs on why you should know where your Moringa powder come from!
Kate Freer, The Herbladyisin
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