Msimbazi River Clean

Rivers are the channels of all that enters in the ocean including wastes, protecting and conserving rivers means protecting the ocean from harmful influents. Msimbazi river in Dar es salaam is a source of water to more than 100,000 of the population in Dar es salaam, but with the present situation this river is totally polluted and in most areas of the river its waters are unfit for human consumptions, most research have found industrial chemical in this river’s water which could harm the life of the users, worse of all the river carries more than 1000 tons of waste into Msimbazi estuary and finally into the ocean. The Msimabzi River cleanup project aims at educating people on river conservation and how to manage waste they produce and also targets to remove more 2.5 tons of waste from the river.

Project type: conservation  

Project status: completed