Jordanelle Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Report a Bloom

24-Hour DEQ Environment Incidents Line: (801) 536-4123

Call Utah Poison Control Center

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If you believe you or your pet have been exposed to a harmful algal bloom, call (800) 222-1222.

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on September 29, 2022

OK, but be careful: Samples collected the past two weeks do not indicate the presence of a harmful algal bloom. Low numbers of harmful algae species were present so make sure to know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom and avoid areas of algae scum when recreating.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on September 19, 2022

Rock Cliff area

WARNING ADVISORY

Wasatch County Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for the Rock Cliff area of Jordanelle Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: High levels of harmful algae were found in samples collected on 9/15. Toxins may be present in the water.

Other areas on Jordanelle Reservoir

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Jordanelle Reservoir

Harmful algae may be present anywhere in Jordanelle Reservoir. Know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom and avoid areas of algae scum when recreating.


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on August 15, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds at Jordanelle Reservoir. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites Observed: Hailstone Middle Beach, near Aqua Cove and Boat Rental Beach, at Main Boat Launch


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 15, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom.

Sites Observed: Aqua Cove and boat rental beach, main boat launch, Hailstone Middle Beach, 250 m WSW of Rick Cliff boat ramp


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 23, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds at Hailstone Beach. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 21, 2022

Hailstone Beach area

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for the Hailstone Beach area. Preliminary testing indicated elevated E. coli and an increased likelihood of waterborne pathogens. Additional samples will be collected today and the State Park can be contacted for results over the weekend.

In the meantime, we recommend recreators in the Hailstone Beach area:

Rest of Jordanelle Reservoir

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: Near Aqua Cove and Boat Rental Beach, at Main Boat Launch


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 20, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom.

Sites Observed: Aqua Cove and boat rental beach, main boat launch, Hailstone Middle Beach, 250 m WSW of Rick Cliff boat ramp


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 13, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom.

Sites Observed: Aqua Cove and boat rental beach


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on June 21, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Our monitoring team did not see any visible signs of a harmful algal bloom.

Sites Observed: Hailstone Middle Beach, Aqua Cove and boat rental beach, at main boat ramp, Rick Cliff boat ramp


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 21, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Site Sampled: Hailstone Middle Beach, near Aqua Cove and Boat Rental Beach, at Main Boat Launch


The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health will monitor this site for waterborne pathogens and harmful algal blooms this summer, beginning in June 2022. We will share updates here.