If you haven’t prepared your pool for the season now upon-us….it’s not too late. With the recent heavy rains, there are higher chances of E-coli in the water. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources tells KRMS News, that with heavier rains, lakes, and even pools see higher levels of E-Coli. It’s a bacteria that can make you sick and is easily avoidable. Along with water testing, scientists say to always pick up trash from around water areas. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources will be testing water quality on a weekly basis here at the Lake.