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Kents Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Due to state budget cuts, the harmful algal bloom program is being funded by EPA through a one-time grant. This limits DWQ’s monitoring to 18 priority waterbodies in Utah.

Report a Bloom

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

Call Utah Poison Control Center

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

Update July 9, 2020

Kents Lake is currently under a Health Watch after a recreator observed decaying harmful algal bloom (HAB) material in the water and along the shoreline on June 16, 2020. A Health Watch is not a formal advisory level but rather an indicator that a bloom may exist or become more severe based on available information from the DEQ Division of Water Quality (DWQ) and Department of Health. Indicators can include visual reports. The Southwest Health Department has been notified.

Due to state budget cuts, DWQ will not be able to sample the lake this year.