Cause of mass fish death in Pervomaiskiy village, Almaty region, revealed
Astana. April 11. KazTAG - The cause of mass fish death has been revealed in Pervomaiskiy village, Almaty region, said Saken Dildakhmet, spokesman of the committee of forestry and animal world of the Ministry of Agriculture.
"The information about mass fish death in the private pond belonging to Bent JSC was reported on April 9 in Pervomaiskiy village, Ili district, Almaty region. Fish death occurred due to the sewer pipe burst belonging to the citywide sewage system of Almaty. Representatives of the regional akimat and the Ili district, employees of the inspectorate, the department of ecology and veterinary medicine arrived to the scene. (...) The preliminary cause of fish death is urea and ammonia poisoning and other human wastes," he said.
According to preliminary data, the volume of dead fish was about 2 tons.
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