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Untreated Sewage Endangers Health in Al-Khosous, Egypt

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CAIRO, Egypt, South Africa, GARDENVIEW

— For years the city of Al-Khosous, located about 30 kilometers from Cairo, has experienced serious sewer problems because of the huge amount of sewage coming out of the capital that passes through it.

A long sewage canal carrying about 2 million cubic meters of untreated wastewater from Cairo is further contaminated with waste from more than 400 pig farms located alongside it.