It's really a bacterial infestation, a secular "plague" related to global warming, perhaps.
But, that hasn't stopped fundmentalists:
(The red water) apparently caught the attention of Indiana preacher Paul Begley, who suggested that what's happened at O.C. Fisher is an early sign of the end of the world. He concluded that the event is evidence of the apocalypse as predicted by the biblical book of Revelations.That said, it's not even the first time the lake has gone dry. But, 40 years ago, fundamentalists and conservative evangelicals weren't intransigent about alleged persecution against themselves.
Begley cited a passage, "The third angel poured out his bowl on the rivers and springs of water and they became blood."