Category: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Jordanelle Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Rock Cliff Area: Warning Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update November 19, 2019 Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on November 12, 2019, at Rock Cliff at Jordanelle Reservoir showed anatoxin-a levels in the surface samples that exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory. Microcystin …

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Advice for Hunters During Harmful Algal Blooms

Waterfowl hunting season in Utah begins in October, and while hunters are prepared with decoys, dogs, and ammunition, they may not be prepared to recognize and avoid harmful algal blooms (HABs) on Utah waterbodies. On October 31, the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) stops monitoring for HABs as temperatures drop and weather conditions worsen during …

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Strawberry Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 8, 2019 The Wasatch County Health Department (WCHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Strawberry Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 24, 2019, at the Narrows on Strawberry Reservoir showed microcystin levels well below the …

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Maybey Pond Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 31, 2019 Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on October 17, 2019, and October 25, 2019, at Maybey Pond showed anatoxin-a and microcystin levels well below the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory. Cyanobacteria cell-count concentration results are pending from PhycoTech. A Warning Advisory …

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Holmes Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 31, 2019 Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on October 17, 2019, and October 25, 2019, at the access to Holmes Creek Reservoir exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory for anatoxin-a. Microcystin levels were well below the advisory threshold, and anatoxin-a levels were …

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Panguitch Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 12, 2019 The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory for Panguitch Lake. Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 24, 2019, at the North Boat Ramp at Panguitch Lake were well below the …

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Newcastle Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 12, 2019 The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory for Newcastle Reservoir. Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 23, 2019, at the Boat Ramp at Newcastle Reservoir exceeded the recreation health-based threshold …

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Pineview Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update November 8, 2019 Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for surface samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 30, 2019, at the West Boat Ramp at Pineview Reservoir exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory for anatoxin-a and cyanobacterial …

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