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Frome river turns bright blue being contaminated

Investigators are trying to find out what caused the water to turn bright blue. Credit: Environment Agency

The Environment Agency has shared this photo of a Somerset river which has turned bright blue after being polluted.

The South West team are investigating how the tributary of the River Frome came to be contaminated.

At the moment there are no signs that any wildlife has been harmed or found in distress.

The investigating team has taken samples for testing and will keep monitoring the stream over the weekend.

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