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Nakdong-gang (Kumho-gang) (1)

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The Nakdong river basin, which supplies drinking water to the Busan Metropolitan City, the second largest city in the Republic of Korea, became heavily polluted from the growth of an upstream textile industry. Research revealed that downstream water treatment costs exceded upstream water protection costs, prompting authorities to focus on protecting and treating wastewater at source.

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