MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. – The Corps of Engineers, Mountain Home Project Office announces that Bidwell Point swim beach on Norfork Lake have been retested and officials have determined that it is safe for public use.
Two acceptable water samples from a beach are required by the Health Department prior to reopening a swim beach. The swim beach was temporarily closed because of higher than acceptable E. coli levels that were found during routine testing conducted by the Arkansas Department of Health.
For more information on the status of other recreation areas at Norfork Lake area call the Mountain Home Project Office at 870-425-2700, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Recreation information can be found on the Internet at www.swl.usace.army.mil, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/littlerockusace, and on Twitter at https://twitter.com/#!/usacelittlerock.
Release no. 18-096