Investigation launched as hundreds of fish killed in Didcot stream

Investigation launched as hundreds of fish killed in Didcot stream

Investigation launched as hundreds of fish killed in Didcot stream

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SOME 250 fish have been found dead in a stream in Didcot.

A resident called the Environment Agency (EA) late on Saturday evening when he spotted the dead fish in Moor Ditch on the Ladygrove estate.

Officers began investigating yesterday and are this afternoon taking water samples to discover the cause of death.

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3:22pm Mon 28 Jul 14

EMBOX2 says...

Oh dear. Moor ditch is the power stations emergency water supply for firefighting. Coincidence?
Oh dear. Moor ditch is the power stations emergency water supply for firefighting. Coincidence? EMBOX2
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4:34pm Mon 28 Jul 14

carli says...

perhaps the earth tremors and load bangs brought by the demolishing of the towers has something to do with it?
perhaps the earth tremors and load bangs brought by the demolishing of the towers has something to do with it? carli
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6:43pm Mon 28 Jul 14

HarwellItsGone says...

Considering this was reported Saturday and the towers where blown Sunday morning I doubt this anything to do with the explosion. It could be down to the installation of the explosives or related to the recent spate of heat, i'm pretty sure prolonged exposures to heat do the oxygen levels no good.
I will wait until the experts have completed their analysis before drawing to any conclusions.
Considering this was reported Saturday and the towers where blown Sunday morning I doubt this anything to do with the explosion. It could be down to the installation of the explosives or related to the recent spate of heat, i'm pretty sure prolonged exposures to heat do the oxygen levels no good. I will wait until the experts have completed their analysis before drawing to any conclusions. HarwellItsGone
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