January 2017

  • Chemical spill leads to major fish kill in County Down river

    23 January 2017

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    Accidental discharge from a treatment works caused the deaths of more than 1,600 fish in a river near Newcastle, County Down, NI Water has said.

    It said the "pollution incident" affected the Annsborough River on Saturday afternoon and the cause was identified and rectified shortly after.

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