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Large die off of fish found in the waters of Bocas del Toro Province, Panama

Fish Kill Alert

A lot of dead fish were found in the water supply of Isla Colon in Bocas del Toro, so that the suspension of the service is ordered.
The Institute of Aqueducts and Sewers (IDAAN), informed the foreign community and not to consume water because this could be contaminated.
The mayor of Bocas del Toro, Martin Downer said that have been sent for tank trucks to supply water to communities while the corresponding tests are performed to determine the cause of death of the fish.
For its part, the regional director of the Ministry of Education (Meduca) reported that classes are suspended until the IDAAN and the Ministry of Health (MoH) announced that it is safe drinking water.
He also met the President, Juan Carlos Varela, hit the Isla Bocas del Toro to understand the situation.
Courtesy of laestrella.com.pa