Govt Launches Drive to Protect Lake Bunyonyi from Silting

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Bare hills surrounding lake Bunyonyi Samuel Amanya

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Water and Environment Minister Sam Cheptoris said that governments intervention followed a survey that attributed silting of the lake to soil erosion on the hills adjacent to the lake. In May 2017, environment activists expressed worry over the depth of Lake Bunyonyi which has decreased by 1.2 meters due to silting.

 

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