A large number of fish were found dead at Haralur lake in Bellandur for the second time this year owing to the entry of sewage along with rainwater.
Story so far: Residents complained that this is the second instance of fish kill in the lake this year as a result of polluted water. BBMP officials stated that the lake is being cleaned and an inspection will be conducted to determine the reason behind the fish kill.
- A representative of the ActionAid Association said that every fish kill poses a setback for the lake ecosystem and is an indication that the quality of the water is not conducive for wildlife.
- In the last five years, 32 cases of fish kill were identified in lakes around the city.
Report reveals: A report released by the ActionAid Association highlights that there have been 8 instances of fish kill within seven months, surpassing the fish kill number in the last five years. The report also identified four vulnerable lakes based on the number of times of incidence.
- The Madiwala, Bellandur and Kommghatta lakes have had two incidents each over the last five years.