Sanitary epidemilogisists asking to refrain temporarily from swimming in the lake Shalkar in Western Kazakhstan

Date: 08:53, 10-07-2014.

Uralsk. July 10. KazTAG - Sanitary epidemiologisis in Western Kazakhstan recommend travelers to temporarily refrain from swimming in the lake Shalkar.

"Water samples from the lakeShalkarrevealed no excess of sanitary standards. Nevertheless, I want to ask the population: to refrain from swimming in the lake, " said Serikbay Imankul, head of regional department for protection of consumers' rights.

A few days ago, local residents and  vacationers found membrane floating on the water surface, the shore was covered with  gray-green rind, the lake smelled of rotting biomass, small fish died.

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