Mystery surrouds mass death of fish in Hambantota

Mystery surrouds mass death of fish in Hambantota

Mystery surrouds mass death of fish in Hambantota

Written by Keshala Dias

26 Oct, 2017 | 2:29 pm

Scores of fish have reportedly been found dead in the Badagiriya Reservoir in Hambantota.

According to a News1st correspondent, residents in the area have been severely affected by this situation.

Executive Member of the Community Water Centre, J.W.P Kelum, said the Community Water Project has been halted due to this situation.

When News1st contacted the Divisional Secretary, K. Suneetha in this regard, she said the prevalent drought in the area has affected the supply of water.

She added that steps have been taken to resolve the issue.

Public Health Inspectors have begun tests on samples of water obtained from the Badagiriya Reservoir.

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