Environmental disaster in Kyiv region: Water changed color drastically, fish stock died

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident took place in the Nadra river
17:44, 3 June 2021

One of Kyiv region's water bodies
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An environmental disaster occurred in Nadra river, Kyiv region, in between the villages of Lekhnivka and Nadra. Kyiv Fish Protection Patrol reported that on June 3. 

When the locals asked the aithority to check the site, workers of the regional department of State Fish Agency reached the site. They found about three hundred dead fish. The inspectors took water samples for further checks in three locations, so that they could figure out the circumstances of the event.

The locals said that the water in that river turned brown on late May 30. The fish began to die the day after that.

Related: Fish die out in Azov Sea

The State Inspection for Environment, Main Department of State Consumer Service, Kyiv State Regional Administration and State Fish Agency will get the respective letters.

In March, we reported that state inspectors of Azov fish care patrol detected huge murrain of toad gobies in the Sea of Azov, near Kulykivske village, not far from the town of Berdyansk. The estimated number of casualties made some 467,000 species. The local fish management entity took damage in the amount of 3.23 million U.S. dollars. 

Related: Murrain of fish in Sea of Azov, 467,000 species dead

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