Albuquerque NM – Thousands of Fish Die in The Rio Grande

An investigation into a massive fish die-off just outside the Southside Water Reclamation Plant in Albuquerque revealed that an equipment malfunction cause chlorinated water to flow into the river, killing the fish.

A water test at 1 p.m. showed the water was normal, however fisherman stated that the water was filled with particles of debris and noted that the water was normally clear.

Fish die outside water treatment plant

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