Category: Recreational Monitoring

Blackridge Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 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. Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 30, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling …

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Big Sand Wash Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 25, 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: at the boat ramp Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 8, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah …

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Bear Lake Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 26, 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. Site Sampled: Cisco Beach, Nebeker Ranch, Blue Water Beach, Rendezvous Beach, south of Gus Rich Point, SR30 MP 114.17 The Division of Water …

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Adams Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 4, 2022 GOOD NEWS: The samples collected did not indicate the presence of harmful algae. The Health Watch has been removed from this water body. As always, know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom and avoid areas of algal scum when recreating. Monitoring for …

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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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Lost Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 21, 2021 (HABs) On October 20th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Lost Creek Reservoir. The monitoring team observed harmful algal blooms near the boat launch. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. Update September 24, 2021 (HABs) On September 23rd, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Lost Creek …

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Payson Lakes Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 18, 2021 (HABs) HABs samples taken from the Big East Lake shoreline on October 5th show toxigenic cell density results of 33,393 cells/mL of Microcystis, which is below the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold. The DWQ HABs team will continue to monitor the situation closely. Update October 6, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs …

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Matt Warner Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 18, 2021 (HABs) The Warning Advisory for Matt Warner Reservoir remains in place. The Tri-County Health Department visited Matt Warner Reservoir on October 13th. Harmful algal blooms were observed at the boat ramp. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected, and results are pending. DWQ will continue to watch Matt Warner Reservoir closely …

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Piute Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 30, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Piute Reservoir on September 29th. Harmful algal blooms were not observed. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted. Update August 4, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs …

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Yuba Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 30, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Yuba Lake on September 29th. Harmful algal blooms were not observed. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted. Update September 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) The Central Utah Public Health …

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Willard Bay Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 27, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 25th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Willard Bay. Samples from Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach, the Pond and Willard Bay State Park Marina Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update October 25, 2021 (HABs) On October 25th, the …

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Weber River Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 10, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 8th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited the Weber River. Samples from near Henefer Exit and Taggart Lane/I-84 Crossing did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update August 6, 2021 (HABs) On August 5th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team …

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Weber Basin Job Corp Pond Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 7, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 21st, Davis County Health Department visited Weber Basin Job Corp pond. Samples from the pond south of the facility did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. September 3, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 26th, Davis County visited Weber Basin Job Corp …

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Utah Lake Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 28, 2021 (HABs) The Lake-wide HABs Warning Advisory for Utah Lake remains in place. The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited Utah Lake on September 27th. Harmful algal blooms were observed at American Fork Marina, Utah State Park Marina and Lindon Marina and Beach. Harmful algal blooms were not observed near the Utah Lake …

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