Waste from hospitals, industrial areas and households come to this place that does not treat the waste, which affects the Nanay River, main regional provider of potable water.
July 10, 2014
Although Petroperu reported that no river in the area was contaminated, communities say the Marañón basin is contaminated, because “they noticed (the spill) when the fish were already dropping dead.”
July 22, 2014
The “Thirty” Landfill located at kilometer 30.5 of the road Iquitos – Nauta (Loreto) has operated for seven years at that spot, affecting the buffer zone of the Allpahuayo Mishana national reserve.
March 14, 2014
A report of the Research Institute of the Peruvian Amazon (IIAP) reveals that the water of the Moronaocha lagoon (Loreto) has coliform bacteria above the permissible limit, because the drain of all the neighboring waterways lead into this lake.