Bushkill fish kill...

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Bushkill fish kill...

Post by NJAngler » Wed Jun 10, 2020 2:33 pm

Pretty sad and just so stupid. You don't have any sort of contingency plan for a power outage????

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/news/2 ... s-say.html

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Re: Bushkill fish kill...

Post by martalus » Wed Jun 10, 2020 3:16 pm

Well that's a travesty to see all those dead and dying wild trout!

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Post by Troutman » Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:26 am

:( :( :( :(
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Re: Bushkill fish kill...

Post by Fishybig » Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:27 am

I wonder how it affected the no- kill stretch down below? There are a few feeders,ground water seeps and deep deep pools.....haven't fished it up in tatamy in many yrs.....

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Post by Jaybird » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:29 am

They say , that they have back up generators but not diesel fueled . Not sure how or why this problem can't be resolved .

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Post by Fishybig » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:44 am

No excuse as it's not the first time it's happened

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Post by Twism86 » Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:46 am

How can the flow of the river be dependent on pumps from a concrete factory?? How is that allowed?
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Post by Rusty Spinner » Wed Jun 17, 2020 10:48 am

Twism86 wrote:
Thu Jun 11, 2020 9:46 am
How can the flow of the river be dependent on pumps from a concrete factory?? How is that allowed?
It happened long ago when the original quarry owner punched through the limestone aquifer, diverting all the water that would be in the river into a sinkhole. That is the water that is pumped back into the river 24/7. PA is a joke when it comes to this stuff. In NJ, a company that de-watered a trout stream would be punished severely and they would have to have backup diesel generators that kick on automatically to keep their pump(s) running after that first experience. This has happened before and likely will again.....
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