On the banks of the river Ustia, which runs through the center of the city of Rivne, and its water is fixed mass death of fish.
Bad smell of dead fish carcasses and residents of Rivne fix for several days, especially in the area of Street Pier.
According to UNIAN, pedestrians and fishermen put forward several possible versions of the causes of the incident. One of the most common — getting into the water of chemicals or impurities from the sewage network. At the same time, experts tend to say that the massive fish kill was the result of sudden changes in air temperature, saturation of water with organic matter and oxygen marriage. What both sides agree, it's that the food consumed in such fish can not.
In order to ascertain the cause of death of fish in a commission, which includes representatives of Veterinary Medicine, gosrybinspektsii and environmental inspection. The final results of the analysis of the situation will be made later.
Experts tend to believe that the massive fish kill occurred due to a sharp decline in the river Ustia oxygen, which in turn was due to the excessive amounts of algae, siltation of riverbed and poor natural water purification.
Express its concern over the situation political and social organizations of the city. Resent the inactivity of local authorities, who allegedly failed to take measures to promptly collect the dead fish, because people can use it in food or to take on the markets.
In particular, the city organization VO "Svoboda" appealed to the prosecutor of the city of Rivne, the State Environmental Inspectorate, government environmental protection in the region, Rivne interdistrict environmental prosecutor's office demanding an objective inquiry into the mass death of fish and punish local officials for their inaction.