oil spill alert on river bourne in hampshire - water absorbent pads
It is continuing to clean up the oil spill on the Hampshire river.
The environmental agency says inflatable boom and suction pads are used to control pollution on the Byrne River north of Andover.
The agency received an alert at BST 03:00 and the leak subsequently affected 10 km (six mile)
A river south of hearthburn Tatry.
The river is famous for salmon fishing.
The cause of the leak is under investigation.
Evidence of the oil "film" was found in branbury near longparis.
There is a boom on the river north of Stockbridge to prevent pollution from entering the river. There are no reports of dead fish, but people are advised not to let themselves and their pets go into the water, the agency said.
Manager Simon Moody said: "From the first rays of sunshine, officials at the environmental agency have been doing their best to reduce the impact on the environment.