Highland Glen Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

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Update July 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

The Waterborne Pathogens Warning Advisory for Highland Glen Reservoir remains in place.

The DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team re-visited Highland Glen Reservoir on July 19th for follow-up sampling. These samples were returned on July 20th showing E. coli levels 980.4 MPN/100mL, which is about the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN.

Keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update July 15, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

The Waterborne Pathogens Warning Advisory for Highland Glen Reservoir remains in place.

The DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team re-visited Highland Glen Reservoir on July 12th for follow-up sampling. These samples were returned on July 15th showing E. coli levels 613 MPN/100mL, which is about the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN.

Keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update July 12, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

The Waterborne Pathogens Warning Advisory for Highland Glen Reservoir remains in place.

The DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team re-visited Highland Glen Reservoir on July 8th for follow-up sampling. These samples were returned on July 9th showing E. coli levels >2419 MPN, which is about the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN.

Keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update July 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

The Waterborne Pathogens Warning Advisory for Highland Glen Reservoir remains in place.

The DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Highland Glen Reservoir on June 30th for follow-up sampling. These samples were returned on July 1st showing E. coli levels >2419 MPN, which is about the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN.

Keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update June 25, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

The Utah County Health Department has issued a Waterborne Pathogens Warning Advisory for Highland Glen Reservoir.

The 24-hr follow up sample taken on June 24th shows E. coli levels at 1553.1 MPN, which is above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN.

Keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update June 24, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On June 23rd DWQ Waterborne Pathogens monitoring team visited Highland Glen Reservoir. Samples near the South End shore contained E. coli levels exceeding 2419.6 MPN, which is above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 235 MPN. Per Waterborne Pathogen Advisory monitoring protocol, a 24-hour follow-up sample was taken on June 24th to confirm E. coli levels and results will be delivered on June 25th.


Update June 17, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On June 15th, the DWQ waterborne pathogens monitoring team visited Highland Glen Reservoir. Samples taken near the south end of the reservoir 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 the 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.