Category: Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

Echo Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 18, 2019 The Summit County Health Department lifted the Warning Advisory for Echo Reservoir on October 18, 2019, after consecutive sampling showed toxin levels and cyanobacteria cell-count concentrations had fallen below the advisory threshold. Update October 11, 2019 Cyanobacteria cell-count concentrations and toxin test results for samples collected by the Division of Water …

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Rockport Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 8, 2019 The Summit County Health Department (SCHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Rockport Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) at the Marina on October 22, 2019, and October 29,2019, showed anatoxin-a and microcystin levels well …

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Examples of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

A harmful algal bloom (HAB) can appear in various shades of green or blue and form scum, foam, or mats. Blooms can also resemble spilled paint, green globules, or grass clippings. Some blooms may not be visible on the surface of the water at all times if they rise and fall in the water column …

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Otter Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update December 5, 2019 The Central Utah Public Health Department has removed the Warning Advisory for Otter Creek Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on November 19, 2019, at the State Park Ramp at Otter Creek Reservoir were well below …

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