Pella Chronicle

Outdoors

June 17, 2013

Lake Red Rock Update

Pella —

As of Monday, June 17, 2013, the following Corps of Engineers recreation areas are closed at this time:  Whitebreast Beach, South Overlook Boat Ramp and a portion of the Volksweg Trail near Marina Cove.

Additionally, bacteria sampling at the North Overlook Beach continues to show elevated bacterial counts.  The beach will remain to be posted "Swimming Not Recommended" until further testing indicates low bacteria counts.  Test results from the main body of the lake had extremely low bacterial counts.

All other Corps of Engineers recreation areas around the lake and below the Red Rock Dam are open at this time.

For the most current lake level, dam outflow and forecast information, check out www.rivergauges.com 

For questions, please contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at 641-828-7522 or 641-628-8690; or lakeredrock@usace.army.mil 

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