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A woman searches for usable items through garbage transported by a recent flood of the Akaki river in the village of Akaki, in the outskirts of Ethiopia on Tusday September 16 2008..Despite its high toxicity, the Akaki river is still used for various purposes including irrigation and animal drink. The major pollutant industries  include tanneries, breweries, wineries, distilleries, soft drink, chemical and metal work industries, the Addis Ababa Abattoir Enterprise and the National Tobacco Factory.