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Swimming Not Recommended at Lake Red Rock’s North Overlook Beach

Rock Island District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Published July 24, 2020
Notice sign at North Overlook Beach

Notice sign at North Overlook Beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District is recommending no swimming at Lake Red Rock’s North Overlook Beach due to elevated bacterial counts.

The beach, located near Pella, Iowa, will be posted with "Swimming Not Recommended" signs until further testing indicates low bacteria counts. Sampling at the 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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Contact
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Corporate Communications Office
309-794-5729
CEMVR-CC@usace.army.mil

Release no. 20-112