The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department said Wednesday that Possum Kingdom Lake has shown signs of recovery after a 2010 fish kill that was blamed on golden alga.
Homeowners in one Arlington neighborhood are wondering what could have killed hundreds of fish in a creak near their homes.
State biologists say a toxic algae bloom called “red tide” killed hundreds of thousands of fish that washed up on the beach of a tourist-popular Southeast Texas city.
Just days before Labor Day weekend Lake Grapevine has had a massive fish kill. Thousands of dead fish dot the lake’s shoreline, and can be found floating on top the water.
Humans aren’t the only ones languishing in the North Texas heat. The 30+ days of extreme heat and drought conditions have led to higher water temperatures and lower lake levels and fish are dying.
A shallow, narrow neighborhood lake cuts through the Highland Oaks subdivision in Keller. It attracts kids with fishing poles in the summertime, and wildlife on the banks. But it turned from lively to lethal in just one night recently.
Heat is being blamed for a large die-off of fish in Lake Arlington.