People’s Daily reported that, starting at the end of March, dead fish have been found in the Si Jing Tang River in the Songjiang District of Shanghai. The number has continued to grow until, in recent days, it reached over a thousand dead fish found within one hundred meters (328 feet) of the river. It has caused concern over the safety of the drinking water in the area. The Authorities in the Songjiang district claim that the water quality remains normal and an investigation is being conducted into the cause.
Source: People’s Daily, April 7, 2013