Montes Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2018

Montes Creek Reservoir is located about four miles northeast of Roosevelt, Utah and is a popular fishing spot.

Update August 8, 2018

The Division of Wildlife Resources received a report of a harmful algal bloom (HAB) at Montes Creek Reservoir near Roosevelt. The Tri-County Health Department collected samples on August 7, 2018.

Toxin test-strip results were non-detect for anatoxin-a and microcystin. The anatoxin-a level exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) recommended the collection of a follow-up sample for enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) testing to confirm test-strip results.