Swim beach at Norfork Lake now open again

Swim beach at Norfork Lake now open again

MOUNTAIN HOME, AR (KAIT) - A popular swim beach at Norfork Lake is back open, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

According to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Mountain Home Project office, the Bidwell Point swim beach has been retested and it is ready for public use.

Officials have to have at least two acceptable water samples before a beach can be reopened. The beach was closed earlier this month after higher than acceptable E. coli levels were discovered by the Arkansas Department of Health during testing.

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