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Do not Consume Salt Pond Fish Near Construction Works.

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deadfishingreatsaltpond22022013GREAT BAY (DCOMM):--- Due to a lack of circulation in the Great Salt Pond near an area where work is being carried out, a large number of fish have died due to the lack of oxygen. Residents and other persons are strongly advised to leave the fish, do not take them home to cook as the fish are not fit for human consumption. The Ministry of Public Health has received reports of individuals fishing in the area.

A clean-up operation has been initiated after inspections were carried out by the Inspectorate and Ministry VROMI.

Last Updated ( Friday, 22 February 2013 22:04 )