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Fish dying in the pond

Reported via mobile in the Request for Park Infrastructure category anonymously at 22:09, Wednesday 3 August 2022

Sent to Bromley Council less than a minute later

The water has dried up so much that not only are the wildlife leaving but the fish are dying in the shallow water. Please do something as this is loved by many families in the area

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  • Thank you for your report, this is now being investigated. Information on our services and the timeframes we aim to respond in can be found: http://www.bromley.gov.uk/ fixservices

    State changed to: In progress

    Posted by Bromley Council at 22:10, Wednesday 3 August 2022

  • We are continuing to investigate and working to resolve this report

    Posted by Bromley Council at 07:58, Thursday 4 August 2022

  • Moorhens with small chicks struggling to survive due to lack.of water in the pond. Just puddles! Please do something.

    Posted by Carol Denyer at 11:18, Friday 5 August 2022

  • Water levels are so low, there is barely any wildlife left in the pond, which is full of rubbish and debris. Please act to save any wildlife. It is such a beautiful spot.

    Posted anonymously at 23:15, Friday 5 August 2022

  • As the water level is getting lower ...loads of jetsam snd flotsam is being exposed .. could the Park Manager please visit the pond at his earliest convenience and come up with a plan of action,?

    Posted by Carol Denyer at 16:50, Saturday 6 August 2022

  • There’s now dead fish in the pond

    Posted anonymously at 17:26, Tuesday 9 August 2022

  • The weather conditions we are currently experiencing are extreme and in turn, is having a knock-on effect across the borough and the southeast of England. With the announcement from the Met Office, it is the driest January to June period since 1976 and so our streams and ponds are running dry. That said, waterfowl will naturally move to the nearest source of water and the brown grass will soon become green again when the rain returns.

    LBB’s Parks and Greenspaces contractor Idverde, cleared dumped rubbish in the upper lake at Church House Gardens (10th August), they spent 2 ½ hours and took away a scooter, shopping trolley, umbrellas, bottles, cans, tree branches and more debris.

    Thank you for your report. NM. 11.08.2022.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:01, Thursday 11 August 2022

  • Thank you for using FixMyStreet to report your concerns to Bromley.

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Bromley Council at 15:01, Thursday 11 August 2022

  • Thank you for the update. I was there yesterday and spoke to the IDVerde operatives. Well that is the jetsam and flotsam dealt with ...when us the silt being harvested and disposed....to afford the pond greater depth and drought resiliency?

    Carol Denyer Liberal Democrats - Bromley & Chislehurst Constituency Representative.

    Liberal

    Posted by Carol Denyer at 17:29, Thursday 11 August 2022

  • LBB will be looking at best practice and cost-effective ways for dredging and de-silting of our ponds in due course. Thank you for report. NM. 12.08.22.

    Posted by Bromley Council at 07:47, Friday 12 August 2022

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