Category: Health Advisory Panel

East Canyon Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on June 23, 2022 GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom. Sites Observed: Taylor Hollow, and the dock The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health will monitor this site for waterborne pathogens and harmful algal blooms this …

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Deer Valley Ponds Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on June 21, 2022 GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom. Sites Observed: Sailboat Beach, Shore at State Park 05B, Rainbow Bay, Island Park Marina, Charleston Day Use Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 21, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts …

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Deer Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 21, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens. Sites Sampled: Sailboat Beach, Rainbow Bay, Island Park Marina The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health will monitor this …

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Colorado River Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 12, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens. Sites Sampled: Below Salt Wash at Take Out Beach, at US191 crossing near Moab The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department …

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Causey Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 8, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens. The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health will monitor this site for waterborne pathogens this summer, beginning in June …

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Burraston Ponds Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 15, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens. Monitoring for Waterborne Pathogens on May 23, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling …

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Panguitch Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 8, 2021 (HABs) The Southwest Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Panguitch Lake. Samples from 9/27/2021 were returned on October 7th with a toxigenic cell density of nearly 10,000,000 cell/mL at the surface which is above UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. DWQ will continue to watch the …

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Whitney Reservoir

Update October 12, 2021 (Update) The Warning Advisory for Whitney Reservoir remains in place. Toxigenic cyanobacteria cell density results for samples taken from the reservoir on 10/5/2021 were delivered on 10/12/2021. They show cell counts at 134,571,812 cells/mL. Cell densities are above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. Keep yourself, your family, …

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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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