Category: E. coli

Whitney Reservoir

Update August 19, 2021 A Warning Advisory has been placed on Whitney Reservoir by the Summit County Health Department. Toxigenic cyanobacteria cell density results for samples taken from the reservoir on 8/17/2021 were delivered on 8/18/2021. They show cell counts at 404,951 cells/mL. Cell densities are above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 …

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Box Creek Reservoir

Update August 11, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Box Creek Reservoir on August 10th. Harmful algal blooms were observed at the upper and lower parts of the reservoir. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be …

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Lost Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 24, 2021 (HABs) On September 23rd, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Lost Creek Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe harmful algal blooms at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. Samples taken on 9/9/2021 were returned on September 10th. The sample from the southeast shore contained a …

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Payson Lakes Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 23, 2021 (HABs) The Warning Advisory for Big East Lake remains in place. The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited Payson Lakes on September 22nd. Harmful algal blooms were observed at McClellan Lake and Big East Lake. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. DWQ will continue to monitor Payson …

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Matt Warner Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 22, 2021 (HABs) The Warning Advisory for Matt Warner Reservoir remains in place. The Tri-County Health Department visited Matt Warner Reservoir on September 21st. Harmful algal blooms were observed at the boat ramp, west boat launch and north shore. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected, and results are pending. DWQ will continue …

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Piute Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update August 4, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Piute Reservoir on August 3rd. Harmful algal blooms were not observed. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted. Update July 15, 2021 The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Piute …

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Yuba Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) The Central Utah Public Health Department visited Yuba Lake on August 30th. Samples from all sites visited did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update August 4, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Yuba Lake on August 3rd. Harmful algal blooms …

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Willard Bay Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 10, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 8th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Willard Bay. Samples from Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach, the Pond and Willard Bay State Park Marina Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update August 5, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 4th, …

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Weber River Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 10, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 8th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited the Weber River. Samples from near Henefer Exit and Taggart Lane/I-84 Crossing did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update August 6, 2021 (HABs) On August 5th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team …

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Weber Basin Job Corp Pond Recreational Monitoring 2021

September 3, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 26th, Davis County visited Weber Basin Job Corp pond. Samples from the pond south of the facility did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update July 8, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 28th, Davis County visited Weber Basin Job Corp pond. Samples …

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Utah Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 15, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 15th, the DWQ Waterborne Pathogens monitoring team re-visited Sandy Beach. E. coli samples results were returned on September 16th which contained E. coli levels below the Warning Advisory threshold. Routine monitoring for waterborne pathogens will resume on a monthly basis. Update September 15, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs) The …

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Tibble Fork Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 23, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 22nd, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Tibble Fork Reservoir. Samples taken near the Swim Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update August 27, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 25th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Tibble …

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Strawberry Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 24, 2021 (HABs) HABs samples taken on 9/16/2021 were returned on September 24th. The sample from the Marina Day Use Area contained a toxigenic cell density below the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. DWQ will resume routine monthly monitoring. Update September 17, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team …

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Steinaker Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 14, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 12th, Tri-County Health Department visited Steinaker Reservoir. Samples from near the south beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update July 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 21st, Tri-County Health Department visited Steinaker Reservoir. Samples from near the south beach …

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Starvation Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 22, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir on September 21st for routine monitoring. Harmful algal blooms were not observed at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. Routine monitoring will continue monthly. Update September 3, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 17th, Tri-County Health Department visited …

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Spring Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 13th, the Utah County Health Department visited Spring Lake for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from near the cement pad did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 15, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 20th, the Utah County Health Department …

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