Legionella bacteria can be found throughout the world, mostly in aquatic and moist environments (e.g., lakes, rivers, ground water and soil). Legionella can adversely impact public health. CDC estimates that 8,000 to 18,000 people are hospitalized with Legionnaires’ disease each year in the U.S.
It is here that the tranquil Uwharrie River flows into the mighty Yadkin and the river changes names to the Pee Dee. Lake Facts: Lake Tillery is more than 5,000 acres with 104 miles of shoreline. A maximum depth of 70 feet and water fluctuations are minor. Recreation: Swimming, boating, boat rentals, fishing, water sports.