A fish kill in Germany

3.12.11.Posle death of fish in the lake Baldeneysee in Essen, the fire brigade on Saturday continued to drag the corpses of animals.

In the artificial lake in the Ruhr area on Friday as a result of poisoning by unknown poison killed thousands of fish. Find the culprit is not brought results, said a police spokesman in Essen on Saturday.

Fire and water rescue team from the company «DLRG» collected floating on the surface of dead fish until late Friday. On Saturday they were searching the lake. Has collected thousands of fish. The exact number can not be called rescuers. Many dead fish could already sink to the bottom of the lake.

Poison, apparently fell into the lake from the river Dalbah that crosses the industrial area. According to the Ministry of Environment of the North Rhine-Westphalia, the treatment plant in the area are not available. The first measurements showed a high level as a result of pH, which decreased significantly, according to the police, on Friday.

Baldeneysee lake was formed in 1930 by damming s of the Ruhr. It is popular among the local population suburban recreation area.

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