Category: Water Quality

Railroad Causeway

Background The twenty-mile Union Pacific Railroad (UPRR) causeway across the Great Salt Lake separates the lake into a North Arm and South Arm of different salinities. Between 2011 and 2013, UPRR applied for and received a federal Clean Water Act Section 404 permit from the U. S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) to close two …

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Forms: Division of Water Quality

Funding Assistance Forms Ground Water Discharge Permit Application Municipal Wastewater Planning Program (MWPP) Annual Report Large Underground NPS Funding Application NPS Project Ranking Form Onsite Professionals Application Forms Request for Public Information: GRAMA Form Storm Water Permit Issuance System Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) Template: Authorized States (Appendix A) Utah Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (UPDES) …

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Shootaring Canyon Uranium Mill:
Anfield Resources Holding, Corp.

Jump to: Project Information Compliance History Interrogatories Radiation Questions Update February 1, 2016 On January 29, 2016 the Director of the Division of Waste Management and Radiation Control approved the Transfer of Control of the Shootaring Canyon Uranium Mill from Uranium One Americas, Inc. to Anfield Resources Holding Corporation (Anfield Resources). Transfer of control of …

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November 6, 2019 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Audio (142 MB) Meeting Minutes (79 KB) November 6, 2019 Tour of Board Funded Projects begins at 8:00 am Board Meeting Begins at 1:30 pm City of Moab 217 East Center Street Moab, Utah 84532 Packet (502 KB) Minutes: Approval of Minutes for August 28, 2019, Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s …

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Jordanelle Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Rock Cliff Area: Warning Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update October 31, 2019 Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on October 22, 2019, at the Rock Cliff Area at Joranelle Reservoir showed anatoxin-a and microcystin levels well below the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory. Cyanobacteria …

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Advice for Hunters During Harmful Algal Blooms

Waterfowl hunting season in Utah begins in October, and while hunters are prepared with decoys, dogs, and ammunition, they may not be prepared to recognize and avoid harmful algal blooms (HABs) on Utah waterbodies. On October 31, the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) stops monitoring for HABs as temperatures drop and weather conditions worsen during …

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Strawberry Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 8, 2019 The Wasatch County Health Department (WCHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Strawberry Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 24, 2019, at the Narrows on Strawberry Reservoir showed microcystin levels well below the …

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Certifications: Water Quality

Onsite Systems Professional Certification Onsite Systems Professional Certification is required for any person who designs, inspects, or maintains underground wastewater disposal systems that are self-contained treatment and disposal systems such as septic systems or large underground disposal systems, or who conducts percolation tests or soil evaluations for underground wastewater disposal systems. These systems are defined …

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Wastewater Operator Certification Program

This page contains information intended to help interested parties become familiar with the Certification Program and related upcoming events. If you have further questions about the program, phone (801) 536-4344, or send an Email. Rules governing this program can be found in Utah Administrative Code, R317-10.

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Wastewater Exam Preparation Information and Suggestions:
Wastewater Operator Certification Program

Utah’s Wastewater Operator Certification Program uses standardized exams produced by the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC). These exams are developed to evaluate relevant knowledge that wastewater operators “need to know” as compiled from surveys of actual operators working at facilities throughout the United States. Much of that knowledge is expected to be from actual work experience in collection and wastewater treatment.

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