Category: Water Quality

Clawson General Contracting

2020 Public Notice Clawson General Contracting Public Notice (222 KB) Settlement Agreement (3 MB) Close of Comments: October 23, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Kevin Okleberry Type: Corrective Action

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Delta Milk Company

2020 Public Notice Delta Milk Company Public Notice (229 KB) Draft Permit (271 KB) Draft Fact Sheet and Statement Of Basis (103 KB) Close of Comments: October 16, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Brian Hamos Type: Groundwater Permits

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Hydraulic Oil Cleanup

2020 Public Notice Hydraulic Oil Cleanup Public Notice (187 KB) Corrective Action Plan (5 MB) Close of Comments: October 10, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Wynn John Type: Corrective Action

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Highland Glen Pond
E. coli Monitoring 2020

Update September 24, 2020 The Health Advisory for Highland Glen Pond has been lifted. Update September 4, 2020 The Health Advisory for Highland Glen Pond remains in place. DWQ continues weekly sampling at Highland Glen Pond. E. coli values continue to remain above the recreational health advisory threshold of 409 Most Probable Number (MPN) per …

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Panguitch Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update August 19, 2020 Panguitch Lake was sampled 8/12/2020 and had a concentration (14K cells/ml) of toxigenic cyanobacteria (Microcystis) which is below the recommended Warning advisory level (100K cells/ml). However, because elevated levels of toxigenic cyanobacteria have been quantified, we are highlighting this result as a Health Watch. A Health Watch is not a formal …

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Andy Adams Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update August 21, 2020 Davis County Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Andy Adams Reservoir due to observations of an increase in magnitude of a harmful algal bloom along the west side of the reservoir. Davis County Health Department is posting signs at access points along the reservoir. Update August 19, 2020 Andy …

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August 26, 2020 Agenda: Water Quality Board

Meeting Materials Packet (9 MB) Minutes (102 KB) Audio Recording Minutes: Approval of Minutes for June 24, 2020, Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Approval of Minutes for July 22, 2020, Water Quality Board Meeting (Jennifer Grant) Executive Secretary’s Report (Erica Gaddis) Funding Requests: Financial Report (Emily Cantón) Salina City Request for Hardship Planning Advances …

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Picture of farm with words: DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

DEQ Helps Farms Protect Water Quality

To aid Utah’s farmers and ranchers, the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Department of Environmental Quality have begun the Agricultural Voluntary Incentive Program to help farming operations develop Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans.

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Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

Utah Scientists Using Sewage to Track Coronavirus

In April, a pilot program was launched to determine whether monitoring sewage for coronavirus could provide a useful tool for public health officials for early detection of rising infections, monitoring overall community infection trends, and confirmation of low infection rates.

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SKF Salt Lake City

Public Notice 2020 SKF Salt Lake City Public Notices (200 KB) Draft Permit (415 KB) Draft Fact Sheet and Statement of Basis (169 KB) Close of Comments: September 1, 2020 Public Hearing: None Contact (Email): Jennifer Robinson Type: UPDES Discharge Permits

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Mantua Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update September 2, 2020 Monitoring and Sampling Update: On 8/26/2020, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Mantua Reservoir. The monitoring team observed a harmful algal bloom at the beach that appeared as grass clippings on or within the water surface and/or water column. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected. Results show toxigenic cyanobacteria cell …

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Strawberry River Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update July 19, 2020 The Strawberry River Day Use Area is under a Health Watch after a recreator observed decaying harmful algal bloom (HAB) material along the shoreline and in the water on July 18, 2020. Wasatch County Health Department has been notified. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) plans to sample the area within …

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