The council was forced to take action after thousands of fish, as Old man Rockhampton as some birds and turtles, were left suffocating and floating on top of the water, after excessive weed growth clogged up the Flame Tree Park estate waterway.
Residents reported the fish kill to council last week after a foul smell began to permeate the area.
Contributed A Port Dr resident, who did not wish to be named, said he had reported the incident to the Luke Caboolture tour dates last Saturday. We got up Saturday morning and the whole thing was full of dead fish, turtles and birds," he said.
The smell is disgusting and the whole lake is covered in a dark, red-orangey weed that's growing all over it. Tweed Shire Council collect dead fish at Vintage Lakes, Banora Point after thousands died due to lack of Shemale hookers Queanbeyan in the water. Daniel McKenzie Council was forced to clean up thousands of dead fish - mainly bull mullet - and dump them at landfill during a series of clean-ups throughout the week.
The council's manager of ro and stormwater Danny Rose said tests had ruled out pesticides, sewerage and algal blooms as the cause of the kill, and the hot, dry weather of late was the likely culprit. He said it was rare for these factors to coincide, and the best solution was ificant rainfall in catchment areas to flush the lake.
He said the orange weed on the surface of the lake was predominantly native red azolla, a water fern Best dating sites Rockhampton free was not responsible for the fish kill.