KNOXVILLE, Iowa --
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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Release no. 20-112