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Ozama River in Santo Domingo
|- left||Savita, Yabacao|
|- right||La Isabela River|
|- location||Loma Siete Cabezas, Sierra de Yamasá, Dominican Republic|
|- location||Caribbean Sea, Dominican Republic|
|- elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
|Length||148 km (92 mi)|
|Basin||2,685 km2 (1,037 sq mi)|
The river flows 148 kilometers (92 mi) before emptying into the Caribbean Sea. At the end of the journey it bisects the capital, Santo Domingo, into eastern and western halves. The three main tributaries of the Ozama are the Isabela River, the Sabita River and the Yabacao River.
The Ozama's basin is the fourth largest in the Dominican Republic. The river has several tributaries, with a combined area of 2,706 square kilometers (1,045 sq mi). The river basin has an annual precipitation of 2,250 mm (89 in) per year.
The basin is heavily contaminated by untreated industrial runoff and raw sewage.
- "Environment Master Plan aims to recover Ozama River basin". Dominican Today. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
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