Fri., May 25, 2012 6:54am (EDT)

More Dead Fish In Ogeechee River
By Associated Press
Updated: 2 years ago

STATESBORO, Ga.  —  
The Bulloch County Public Safety Division and the Effingham County Emergency Management Agency have both issued fishing and swimming advisories for the Ogeechee River indefinitely. Tim Barrett with DNR said that dead fish are not uncommon this time of year and visitors should not panic. (Photo Courtesy of (<a href=http://www.flickr.com/photos/34336766@N05/3656355883/>Jessica Qualls via Flickr</a>.)
The Bulloch County Public Safety Division and the Effingham County Emergency Management Agency have both issued fishing and swimming advisories for the Ogeechee River indefinitely. Tim Barrett with DNR said that dead fish are not uncommon this time of year and visitors should not panic. (Photo Courtesy of (Jessica Qualls via Flickr.)
The state Department of Natural Resources has issued a warning about the Ogeechee River in Bulloch and Effingham counties after 10 dead fish were found.

The Bulloch County Public Safety Division and the Effingham County Emergency Management Agency have both issued fishing and swimming advisories indefinitely. Tim Barrett with DNR said that dead fish are not uncommon this time of year and visitors should not panic.

The state Environmental Protection Division is doing tests to determine what killed the fish. In Effingham County, Auburn University is helping investigate the dead fish.