Through David Saint Sernin
A strong smell, dead fish… Sunday October 10, 2021, the picture was far from idyllic on the banks of the Hers river, a tributary of the Garonne located north-east of Toulouse.
Problem at the wastewater treatment plant
This is a problem with the lifting pump of the Argoulets wastewater treatment plant which was the source of this pollution with significant olfactory consequences but which above all caused the death of many fish.
About twenty firefighters intervened on the spot and put an end to this pollution.
Another pollution in the summer of 2020
In July 2020, 30,000 liters of diesel had escaped from the pipes of a Tisséo bus depot located on avenue d’Atlanta, in Toulouse, and which had spilled into the Hers.
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