Blackridge Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Report a Bloom

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

Call Utah Poison Control Center

Poison Control (800) 222-1222

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

Update July 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On July 12th, the DWQ monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the beach area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update July 13, 2021 (HABs)

On July 12th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near the beach area. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted

Update June 16, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On June 14th, the DWQ monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir for routine waterborne pathogen monitoring. Samples from the beach area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update June 15, 2021 (HABs)

On June 14th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Blackridge Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near the beach area. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update June 2, 2021 (HABs/Waterborne Pathogens)

The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health began monitoring for harmful algal blooms and waterborne pathogens on June 1st, 2021. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.