COVID-19: Venice Canals water turns crystal clear after the lockdown

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Published by Ishan Soni on 18 Mar 2020

The whole world is going through the pandemic and many countries have locked down to control the situation. Many people are sharing pictures from countries over social media. Recently some pictures from Venice, Italy are getting popular on the Internet and the reason is very strange.

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Right after the lockdown, the Venice Canals water has turned crystal clear and people are surprised to see this. This has happened because of the removal of excessive pollution from the water. Many local residents are totally amazed to see the water and are saying that even they have seen this for the first time in their life.

In some pictures, the water is so clear that fishes are also clearly visible. Check out some of the pictures of Venice Canals, Italy:

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People are sharing images and videos on their social media to show the impact of excessive tourism ration on natural resources. As of now, the whole country is locked down, the difference in water is clearly evident.

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The European Space Agency had initially shared this information over their official handles and local residents are sharing the pictures. The amount of nitrogen dioxide emissions in the water has been decreased drastically and that is the reason the water is appearing crystal clear.

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