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Sewage water causes five tons of fish kill

In India, fishermen from Coimbatore, seeks help from authority as possible water contamination kills around five tons of fish in Lake Sulur on Saturday.

The case of this massive fish kill is believed to be caused by illegal releasing of sewage water in the lake.

In a report from The Hindu, a source from Sulur said there had been reported mass killing of fish in lake several times.

Fishermen depending on the lake has been complaining of water contamination caused by illegal release of sewage, toilet waste and poisonous substance into the waterbody.

The fishes’ stomachs burst, indicated that they might have died of c contamination caused by poisonous substances, the source explained.
Unlike several other lakes in Coimbatore, a cooperative society of fishermen are given the right for fishing in Sulur Lake.

They seek help from authorities to address the problem and come up with preventive measures.



 

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