East Canyon Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

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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 September 24, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited East Canyon Reservoir on September 23rd. The monitoring team observed harmful algal blooms at Taylor Hollow and Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected. Results are pending. Harmful algal blooms were not observed near the dock. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update September 9, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited East Canyon Reservoir on September 8th. The monitoring team observed harmful algal blooms at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update September 3, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team re-visited East Canyon Reservoir on September 2nd. The monitoring team observed harmful algal blooms at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update August 31, 2021 (HABs)

Samples taken from the reservoir on Aug 26, 2021 show toxigenic cell density results below UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. Routine monitoring will resume monthly.


Update August 30, 2021

A Warning Advisory has been issued for Taylor Hollow at East Canyon Reservoir by the Weber Morgan Health Department.

Although this Warning Advisory is for one area on the reservoir, harmful algal blooms may exist elsewhere, as well.

Keep yourself, your family, and your pets safe during a harmful algal bloom.


Update August 26, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited East Canyon Reservoir on August 26th. The monitoring team observed harmful algal blooms at all sites visited. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.

2021-08-26 East Canyon Algal Bloom

East Canyon,
August 26, 2021
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Update August 23, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On August 10th, the Weber-Morgan Health Department visited East Canyon Reservoir. All samples did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling for waterborne pathogens will continue monthly.


Update August 6, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited East Canyon Reservoir on August 5th. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near Taylor Hollow. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update August 2, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On July 19th, the Weber-Morgan Health Department visited East Canyon Reservoir. All samples did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling for waterborne pathogens will continue monthly


Update July 22, 2021

The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited East Canyon Reservoir on July 21st. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near Taylor Hollow. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results are pending. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update July 14, 2021

On July 13, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited East Canyon Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom near the docks or Taylor Hollow. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.


Update June 4, 2021

On June 2nd, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited East Canyon Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a harmful algal bloom. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.