Category: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Lost Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 14, 2021 On July 13th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Lost Creek Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near the boat launch or near the southeast shore. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will …

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Payson Lakes Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 22, 2021 A Health Watch has been issued for Payson Lakes by the Central Utah Health Department. This includes McClellan Lake, Box Lake, and Big East Lake. Note: This is not a formal advisory level but rather an indication that a bloom may exist or become more severe based on available information from …

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Matt Warner Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs) On July 20th, Tri-County Health Department visited Starvation Reservoir. Samples from near Knights Hollow, Indian Bay Day Use Areas, and the Day Use Area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir on July 21st for …

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Piute Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 15, 2021 The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Piute Reservoir on July 14th. 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 June 9, 2021 The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Piute Reservoir …

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Yuba Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 15, 2021 The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Yuba Lake on July 14th. 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 June 9, 2021 The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Yuba Lake …

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Willard Bay Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 12, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 6th, 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 June 11, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 1st, …

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Weber River Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 13th, 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 June 11, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 1st, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring …

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Weber Basin Job Corp Pond Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 8, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 28th, 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 June 2nd, 2021 The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health began monitoring …

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Utah Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

July 22, 2021 (HABs) A Danger Advisory has been issued for Lindon Marina by the Utah County Health Department. A Danger Advisory indicates a high potential for acute poisoning and long-term illness from harmful algal bloom exposure. Recreators are advised not to swim, waterski, or boat in the marina. Toxigenic cyanobacteria cell density results for …

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Tibble Fork Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 30, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 28th, 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 June 23, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 23rd, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Tibble …

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Strawberry Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 29, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Strawberry Reservoir for routine monitoring on June July 28th. Harmful algal blooms were not observed near the day-use areas at Aspen Grove, Soldier Creek Marina, Renegade Point, or Strawberry Marina. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. Update June 24, 2021 (HABs/Waterborne Pathogens) …

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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 July 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs) On July 20th, Tri-County Health Department visited Starvation Reservoir. Samples from near Knights Hollow, Indian Bay Day Use Areas, and the Day Use Area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir on July 21st for …

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Spring Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 13, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 28th, Utah County Health Department visited Spanish Fork Reservoir 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 June 2, 2021 The Division of Water Quality and Utah Department of Health …

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Spanish Fork Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 13, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 28th, Utah County Health Department visited Spanish Fork Reservoir for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the reservoir did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 2, 2021 The Division of Water Quality and Utah Department of Health began monitoring …

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