Fish death caused serious damage in Atyrau

Date: 10:21, 26-12-2018.

Atyrau. December 26. KazTAG - Mass fish death has caused serious damage in Atyrau.
"4 tons and 165 kg of dead ordinary fish have been collected in the Ural river. The damage amounted to 4 mln 200 thousand tenge. 1 ton 304 kg have been collected in the Peretaska channel, the damage is estimated to 1 mln 254 thousand tenge," said Daniyar Baimagambetov, head of territorial inspection of forestry and wildlife of the Atyrau region.
He said the departmental commission is calculating the amount of dead fish.
Two pretrial investigations are being conducted in the Atyrau region.
The samples taken after the beginning of the death of fish were sent for laboratory tests. It takes time to determine the exact cause.
“Until today we have taken 69 samples at various sites of the Zhaiyk River. We responsibly declare that no changes in the state of the water have been recorded. Water samples were also taken at the Atyrau Su Arnasy wastewater treatment plant. And there were no deviations from the sanitary norms here, “said Amantay Zhumagaliyev, deputy head of department of public health care in the Atyrau region.

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