Kens Lake Recreational Monitoring 2022

Report a Bloom

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

Call Utah Poison Control Center

Call the Poison Control Center

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 August 4, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Water samples collected at Kens Lake were below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. However, be careful presence of harmful algae were detected. Monitoring teams will continue to sample Kens Lake and results will be shared here.


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 13, 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.


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 11, 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.


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