Asked in HippopotamusesLakes and RiversThe River Nile
When can the river called a dead river?
July 13, 2009 12:30PM
The Nile is not a 'dead river' however, any river would be considered a 'dead river' once it was incapable of sustaining any form of life such as fish and aquatic plants. This would usually happen because of major pollution taking all the oxygen from the water.