Fish deaths caused by heatwave

The recent heatwave has led to fish dying in rivers and lakes in East Anglia, with officials racing to rescue many more.

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Environment Agency pump oxygen back into water to rescue fish

Officials at the Environment Agency have blamed the recent heatwave for the deaths of thousands of freshwater fish, across the region.

The intense heat has caused oxygen levels in the water to plunge. There have been reports of fish in distress in Welney in Norfolk and Tiptree in Essex.

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