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Ongoing pollution incident on the Owenreagh and Drumragh Rivers

On Wednesday 23rd May, Loughs Agency received a call about a pollution incident on the Owenreagh River near Dromore, Co Tyrone. Agency staff located the source and are investigating the incident.  Statutory samples have been taken and despatched for analysis. The investigation carried on during the night and the pollution has continued to move downstream into the Drumragh River.  The Agency has unfortunately found evidence of dead fish. The Agency have deployed aeration equipment to re-oxygenate the water. NIEA has been advised of the incident and the investigation is ongoing.  


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