Six Iowa State Park Beaches Post E-Coli Advisories

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(Undated) -- Six state park beaches have put up E Coli-advisories. Two have advisories for Microcystin, and one beach has both issues.

6 Beaches with an E. coli-related Advisory:

Backbone Beach (Dundee, Delaware County, IA)*

Beed’s Lake Beach (Hampton, Franklin County, IA)*

Denison Beach (Black Hawk Lake, Lake View, Sac County, IA)*

Lake Darling Beach (Brighton, Washington County, IA)*

Lake Macbride (Solon, Johnson County, IA)*

Sugar Bottom Beach (Coralville, Johnson County, IA)**

2 Beaches with a Microcystin-related Advisory:

McIntosh Woods Beach (Clear Lake, Ventura, Cerro Gordo County, IA)*

North Twin Lake West Beach (Rockwell City, Calhoun County, IA)*

1 Beach with Microcystin and E. coli Advisories:

George Wyth Beach (Waterloo, Black Hawk County, IA)*

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has additional information about beach advisories on Iowa

Yellow dots: swimming not recommendedPhoto: Iowa DNR

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