River Tisza Cleaned of 10,000 Tonnes of Waste at Kisköre
MTI-Hungary Today 2019.12.12.
Some 10,000 tonnes of waste and flotsam has been removed from the River Tisza at Kisköre, then selected and partly recycled in a three-way cooperation between a civil organisation, the authorities and companies, PET Kupasaid in a statement on Wednesday.
River Tisza at Kisköre in June. Photo by Zsolt Czeglédi/MTI
Floating communal and plant waste covered 17,000 square metres upstream of the Kisköre dam, about twice the usual amount arriving with the spring floods, the organisation said. At its thickest, the accumulated waste measured over three metres, it added.