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Guelph, Ontario: Lake at Marden Park Closed After Dozens of Dead Fish Found


By Greg Layson – “GUELPH — The Township of Guelph-Eramosa immediately cordoned off the lake at Marden Park after dead fish began washing ashore Monday.

By Wednesday morning, hundreds of flies were dining on dozens of dead, blanched fish floating on their sides in the shallow shoreline. At least one dead bird was found rotting near the water.

Guelph-Eramosa chief administrative officer Janice Sheppard said a fisherman called the township Monday after he noticed the dead fish. She called the closure a precaution.

Snow fence now lines the perimeter of the lake. Signs warn people of a ‘public health concern’ and also read ‘Do not use the lake for: Swimming, drinking and do not eat the fish.'” Read more.

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