The Office of the Supreme Leader

Polluting Natural Water Sources

Q.| Some individuals and entities, neglecting the critical significance of water quality to public health and wellbeing, dispose of their waste by discharging it into the ever-diminishing bodies of surface water (rivers, wetlands, lakes, etc.), making them harmful to and unusable by the surrounding population. What is the religious precept governing this practice?
A.| Polluting fresh water is impermissible and prohibited if it causes harm to others and violates their rights
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