Category: Waterborne Pathogens

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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