What is self-cleansing capacity of a river? How does it get affected by pollution?



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  1. A fast-flowing river with a large volume of water can help to reduce pollution load . This is referred to as the river's self-cleaning capacity.
  2. Increasing pollution in the water bodies slows down the river flow . Thus, reducing the river's ability to self-clean .
  3. Pollution increases the volume of load in the river.
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