Iowa DNR Issues Beach Warnings for E. coli


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Maxwell Bernstein | August 5, 2020

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has issued eight beach warnings across the state of Iowa because of E. coli. The beaches that are not recommended for swimming include: 

  • Backbone Beach (Dundee, Delaware County)
  • Denison Beach (Black Hawk Lake, Lake View, Sac County)
  • Emerson Bay Beach (West Okoboji Lake, Milford, Dickinson County)
  • George Wyth Beach (Waterloo, Black Hawk County)
  • Lake Darling Beach (Brighton, Washington County)
  • Lake Keomah Beach (Oskaloosa, Mahaska County)
  • McIntosh Woods Beach (Clear Lake, Ventura, Cerro Gordo County)
  • Nine Eagles Beach (Davis City, Decatur County)

This warning is in effect between Jul. 31 and Aug. 6, according to The Perry News

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