Category: Water Quality

Smith and Morehouse Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 27, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 25th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Smith and Morehouse Reservoir. Samples from the west side near the boat ramp did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 14th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens …

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Scofield Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 21, 2021 (HABs) The Danger Advisory for Scofield Reservoir remains in place. On October 20th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Scofield Reservoir. Harmful algal blooms were observed and cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected. Samples taken from the reservoir shoreline were returned on 10/21/2021 showing toxigenic cell density results of 2,973,219 …

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Sand Hollow Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 20, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 19th, DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Sand Hollow Reservoir. Samples from the south of the boat ramp and day use beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 14th, DWQ waterborne pathogens …

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San Juan River Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 20, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 19th, the San Juan Health Department visited the San Juan River for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from Sand Island and the Mexican Hat US-63 Crossing did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 28, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September …

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Salem Pond Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 13th, the Utah County Health Department visited Salem Pond for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the Knoll Beach and South Arm did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 15, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 20th, the Utah County …

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Rockport Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 27, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Rockport Reservoir on October 27th. Harmful algal blooms were not observed at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted. Update September 10, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On …

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Red Fleet Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 14, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 12th, Tri-County Health Department visited Red Fleet State Park. Samples from near the boat launch ramp did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update June 14, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 8th, Tri-County Health Department visited Red Fleet State Park. Samples …

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Quail Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 20, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 19th, DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Quail Creek Reservoir. Samples from near the beach access did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On September 14th, DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Quail Creek Reservoir. …

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Porcupine Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update July 21, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 19th, the Utah Water Watch visited Porcupine Reservoir. Samples from the northeast beach area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update July 2, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 30th, the Utah Water Watch visited Hyrum Reservoir. Samples from the northeast …

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Pineview Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update November 1, 2021 (HABs) The HABs Warning Advisory for Pineview Reservoir remains in place. Samples taken on 10/25/2021 were returned on October 29th. The sample from along the north shore contained a toxigenic cell density of 665,903 cells/mL which is above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. DWQ will continue to …

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Palisade Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 8, 2021 Due to low water levels, the Division of Water Quality is unable to access the reservoir for testing. Visitors should avoid contact with any floating mats, scums, and discolored water. Learn how to keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination. Update August 9, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August …

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Otter Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 25, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 21st, the Central Utah Public Health Department visited Otter Creek Reservoir. Samples from the beach access did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update September 30, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited Otter Creek Reservoir on September 29th. Harmful …

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Newton Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogen) On September 21st, the Utah Water Watch visited Newton Reservoir. Samples taken near the southeast side near the boat ramp did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update July 27, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On July 21st, the Utah Water Watch visited Newton Reservoir. …

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Mill Creek (Grand) Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update November 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On October 27th, the Southeast Health Department re-visited Kens Lake. Samples were returned on August 22nd showing E. coli levels below the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN. Routine sampling will continue monthly Update August 27, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 25th, the Southeast Health Department re-visited …

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Maple Dell BSA Pond Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update September 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On August 23rd, the Utah County Health Department visited the Maple Dell BSA pond for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the west die did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly. Update July 13, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens) On June 29th, Utah County Health …

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