South Africa

Here's what happened when two women set out to clean Johannesburg's dirtiest river

The Jukskei river in Johannesburg, South Africa is heavily polluted. Image: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

Kim Harrisberg

Water Rights Correspondent, Thomson Reuters Foundation


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Invasive plants are being removed to help the natural wildlife. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg
The Jukskei River is one of the biggest in Johannesburg. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg
This eco-tree t captures and funnels rain water to the based of a tree and provides a perch for people to sit. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Kim Harrisberg

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