Matt Warner Reservoir 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 July 21, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Matt Warner Reservoir.

BE CAREFUL: Sampling at Matt Warner Reservoir on 7/21 showed the presence of toxin-producing algae. Harmful toxins may be present in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 13, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Matt Warner Reservoir.

BE CAREFUL: Buoy data from Matt Warner Reservoir shows increasing pH, a sign of a developing algal bloom. It is possible that toxin-producing algae is present and toxins may be in the water. DWQ or other partners will sample as soon as possible. In the meantime, we recommend:


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 8, 2022

UPDATE: Results from samples collected on 7/5 have been received. Samples confirm the presence of toxin-producing algae, but in low concentrations. Samples detected only trace amounts of toxins. Based on these results, the Health Watch has been removed from Matt Warner Reservoir. Still avoid swimming in areas with visible algae and know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 5, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Matt Warner Reservoir

BE CAREFUL: A monitoring team saw signs of toxin-producing algae. There could be dangerous toxins in the water. Samples were collected and results are pending. Check back for updates. In the meantime, we recommend: