Category: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Deer Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update June 17, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 15th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Deer Creek Reservoir. Samples taken at Island Park Marina and Rainbow Bay did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 16, 2021 (HABs) On June 15th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited …

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Cutler Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update June 17, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 15th, the Utah Water Watch visited Cutler Reservoir. Samples taken near Benson Marina did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 2, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health began monitoring for waterborne …

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Colorado River Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update‌ ‌June‌ ‌14,‌ ‌2021‌ ‌(Waterborne‌ ‌Pathogens)‌ ‌ On‌ ‌June‌ ‌4th,‌ ‌Southeast‌ ‌Health‌ ‌Department‌ ‌visited‌ ‌the‌ ‌Colorado‌ ‌River.‌ ‌Samples‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌US191‌ ‌Crossing‌ ‌near‌ ‌Moab‌ ‌and‌ ‌below‌ ‌the‌ ‌Salt‌ ‌Wash‌ ‌at‌ ‌Take‌ ‌Out‌ ‌Beach‌ ‌did‌ ‌not‌ ‌contain‌ ‌E.‌ ‌coli‌ ‌above‌ ‌recreational‌ ‌thresholds.‌ ‌Routine‌ ‌sampling‌ ‌will‌ ‌continue‌ ‌monthly.‌ ‌ Update‌ ‌June‌ ‌2,‌ ‌2021‌ ‌(Waterborne‌ ‌Pathogens)‌ ‌ The‌ …

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Blackridge Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update June 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 14th, the DWQ monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the beach area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 15, 2021 (HABs) On June 14th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir. …

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Deer Valley Ponds Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update June 14th, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 3rd, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Deer Valley Plaza Pond Resort. Samples taken near the lodge did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 4, 2021 (HABs) Summit County has removed the Health Watch for Deer Valley Ponds. …

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Panguitch Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update November 2, 2020 The Utah Division of Water Quality’s water recreation season runs from May 1 through October 31. At this time, no further monitoring or sampling for harmful algal blooms or waterborne pathogens at priority water bodies will be conducted until May 2021. This does not mean that the potential for harmful algal …

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Andy Adams Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update November 2, 2020 The Warning Advisory for Andy Adams Reservoir has been removed as a result of the end of the sampling and monitoring recreation season. The Utah Division of Water Quality’s water recreation season runs from May 1 through October 31. At this time, no further monitoring or sampling for harmful algal blooms …

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Mantua Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update November 2, 2020 The Warning Advisory for Mantua Reservoir has been removed as a result of the end of the sampling and monitoring recreation season. The Utah Division of Water Quality’s water recreation season runs from May 1 through October 31. At this time, no further monitoring or sampling for harmful algal blooms or …

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Strawberry River Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update July 19, 2020 The Strawberry River Day Use Area is under a Health Watch after a recreator observed decaying harmful algal bloom (HAB) material along the shoreline and in the water on July 18, 2020. Wasatch County Health Department has been notified. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) plans to sample the area within …

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