Friday, August 26, 2011

Thousands of fish go belly-up in Enid lake, Oklahoma - 24th Aug 2011

A dead fish floating in a lake is not uncommon, but Enid officials were notified Tuesday of a sight rarely seen. Nearly 1,000 dead crappie were floating at Meadowlake Park.

"Some had been decaying for three or four days," Rob Camp said, Deputy Director of Enid Public Works. "We found some, just regular skeletons."

Camp said they found no evidence of contamination and other lake wildlife seem to be fine.

But their pH tests revealed the lake water's acid level was too low. Read More