Fish kill in Co Londonderry

Date published: 11 November 2016


The Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) is currently investigating a fish kill in a tributary of the River Moyola, near Draperstown, Co. Londonderry. The source of this has been traced to premises in the area. Statutory samples and other evidence have been collected with a view to prosecution.


DAERA Inland Fisheries have also been alerted and a count of the dead fish is ongoing. NIEA and Inland Fisheries staff will continue to investigate and assess over the weekend.

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