Venice canal looks clearer because of the lack of tourists in the area. Many places in the world, not just Venice are having a break from tourists. The novel coronavirus is to be the one responsible.
Right now, though, the country’s is also on lockdown as the coronavirus continues to spread. The locals in Venice noticed that the water in the city looks much clearer, with small fishes swimming around.
Several people uploaded pictures on Facebook called Venezia Pulita (Clean Venice), attracting comments from other users.
Venice canal looks clearer
Maria Lanaro wrote.
Nature resumes it’s life….how beautiful.
Marvelous there are even fish that we have the opportunity to see.
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Others saw this like a light in the darkness of the pandemic that’s going on around the world.
But while it may look pretty, the Venice mayor’s office told CNN that the change is not actually due to improved water quality.
The water now looks clearer because there is less traffic on the canals, allowing the sediment to stay at the bottom.
A spokesman said.
It’s because there is less boat traffic that usually brings sediment to the top of the water’s surface.
While water pollution may not have decreased, the air quality, on the other hand, improved so much.