Deer Creek 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 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs)

On July 20th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Deer Creek Reservoir. Samples taken at Sailboat Beach, Island Park Marina and Rainbow Bay did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.

The DWQ HABs monitoring team also visited Deer Creek Reservoir on July 20th. Harmful algal blooms were not observed at Sailboat Beach, Island Park Marina and Rainbow Bay. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected.


Update June 17, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On June 15th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Deer Creek Reservoir. Samples taken at Island Park Marina and Rainbow Bay did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update June 16, 2021 (HABs)

On June 15th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Deer Creek Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe any harmful algal blooms at Rainbow Bay, Sailboat Beach, Charleston Day Use Area, Island Park Marina, or near the shore at the state park 05B. 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

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.