Chasing Olympic Gold in Raw Sewage

As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro near, concerns arise over the city’s polluted water venues. Here's how a lack of wastewater infrastructure affects a city of 12 million.
Chasing Olympic Gold in Raw Sewage

One year from now, about 10,000 of the world’s athletes will converge in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics. There’s just one problem — at least for athletes who will swim and boat in Rio’s waterways: The water is highly contaminated with human...

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