Baker Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Report a Bloom

24-Hour DEQ Environment Incidents Line: (801) 536-4123

Call Utah Poison Control Center

Call the Poison Control Center

If you believe you or your pet have been exposed to a harmful algal bloom, call (800) 222-1222.

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 9, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southwest Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Baker Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Observation at Baker Reservoir on 8/9 showed the continued presence of dense algal material. Reservoir water may contain dangerous toxins. Check back here for future updates.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 26, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southwest Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Baker Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Observation at Baker Reservoir on 7/26 showed the continued presence of dense algal material. Reservoir water may contain dangerous toxins. Check back here for future updates.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 13, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southwest Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Baker Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Sampling at Baker Reservoir on 7/11 detected high concentrations of toxin-producing algae (~2 million cells/mL). Reservoir water may contain dangerous toxins. Additional samples were collected and results will be posted here.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 12, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southwest Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Baker Reservoir.

BE CAREFUL: A harmful algal bloom has been observed at Baker Reservoir. Dangerous toxins may be present in the reservoir and Santa Clara River near the dam outflow. Samples were collected and results will be posted here.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 11, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Baker Reservoir.

There are visible signs of a harmful algal bloom. There could be algae in the water producing dangerous toxins. Check back for updates. In the meantime, we recommend: