SWIMMING NOT RECOMMENDED AT LAKE RED ROCK’S NORTH OVERLOOK BEACH

Swimming not recommended at Lake Red Rock’s North Overlook Beach

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Due to elevated bacteria levels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, does not recommend swimming at the North Overlook beach at Lake Red Rock.

The beach, located near Pella, Iowa, will be posted with “Swimming Not Recommended” signs until further testing indicates low bacteria counts. Sampling at the Lake Red Rock’s beaches is performed weekly by the Corps through a contract with Iowa State University.

Further information on water quality monitoring at Lake Red Rock may be obtained from the Lake Red Rock office by calling 641-828-7522 or by visiting: www.mvr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/Lake-Red-Rock/

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