Colorado River 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 Southeast Health Department visited the Colorado River. Samples from the US191 Crossing near Moab and below the Salt Wash at Take Out Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update‌ ‌June‌ ‌14,‌ ‌2021‌ ‌(Waterborne‌ ‌Pathogens)‌ ‌

On‌ ‌June‌ ‌4th,‌ ‌Southeast‌ ‌Health‌ ‌Department‌ ‌visited‌ ‌the‌ ‌Colorado‌ ‌River.‌ ‌Samples‌ ‌from‌ ‌the‌ ‌US191‌ ‌Crossing‌ ‌near‌ ‌Moab‌ ‌and‌ ‌below‌ ‌the‌ ‌Salt‌ ‌Wash‌ ‌at‌ ‌Take‌ ‌Out‌ ‌Beach‌ ‌did‌ ‌not‌ ‌contain‌ ‌E.‌ ‌coli‌ ‌above‌ ‌recreational‌ ‌thresholds.‌ ‌Routine‌ ‌sampling‌ ‌will‌ ‌continue‌ ‌monthly.‌ ‌


Update‌ ‌June‌ ‌2,‌ ‌2021‌ ‌(Waterborne‌ ‌Pathogens)‌ ‌

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