Category: Recreational Monitoring

  • Causey Reservoir Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: October 31, 2023: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update Recreational monitoring has ended for the season. Monitoring will resume in summer 2024. Waterborne pathogens may still arise at this waterbody. Know what to look for and check before recreating. September 17, 2023: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update GOOD NEWS: E. coli…

  • Burraston Ponds Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates October 31, 2023: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update Recreational monitoring has ended for the season. Monitoring will resume in summer 2024. Waterborne pathogens may still arise at this waterbody. Know what to look for and check before recreating. September 25, 2023: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update GOOD NEWS: E. coli…

  • Bountiful Pond Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: May 31, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update  GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling suggests that the water is safe from harmful bacteria and viruses. Site sampled: Near inlet

  • Blackridge Reservoir Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: May 21, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update  GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling suggests that the water is safe from harmful bacteria and viruses. Site sampled: Blackridge reservoir beach area

  • Big Sand Wash Reservoir Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: June 10, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) Update GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling suggests that the water is safe from harmful bacteria and viruses.  Sites sampled: Boat ramp  May 23, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) Update GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were…

  • Adams Reservoir Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: May 31, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update  GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling suggests that the water is safe from harmful bacteria and viruses. Site sampled: Adams Reservoir

  • Bear Lake Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: May 28, 2024: Waterborne pathogen (E. coli) monitoring update  GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling suggests that the water is safe from harmful bacteria and viruses. Site sampled: Gus Rich Point, Nebeker Ranch South, Bluewater Beach, Rendezvous Beach, Cisco Beach

  • Decker Lake Recreational Monitoring

    Related Links Updates: October 31, 2023: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring update Recreational monitoring has ended for the season. Monitoring will resume in summer 2024. A harmful algal bloom may still arise at this waterbody. Know what to look for and check before recreating. April 18, 2023: Harmful algae monitoring update GOOD NEWS: Sample analysis…

  • Fifth Water Hot Springs Recreational Monitoring

    Monitoring for recreational water quality on March 16, 2023 GOOD NEWS: Samples collected on February 8 indicate that the bacteria causing rashes at Fifth Water Hot Springs (“hot tub rash”) is no longer present at harmful levels. MORE GOOD NEWS: No harmful toxins were detected over the period of March 3-12. To be save, when…

  • Learn About & Check Utah Recreational Water Quality

    Related Links We monitor for two health concerns in popular Utah lakes, reservoirs, and rivers. Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) can produce dangerous toxins that pose serious health risks to humans, pets, and livestock. These blooms develop when naturally occurring cyanobacteria in the water multiply very quickly to form green or blue-green water, scum, or mats.…

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