Recreational water quality monitoring has ended for the season on November 4, 2022
We will resume monitoring for harmful algal blooms and waterborne pathogens in summer 2023. HABs may be present in Utah water bodies year-round. If you are recreating, avoid areas of scum, know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom, and learn how to protect yourself and your family, including dogs.
Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 4, 2022
GOOD NEWS: The samples collected did not indicate the presence of harmful algae. The Health Watch has been removed from this water body.
As always, know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom and avoid areas of algal scum when recreating.
Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 29, 2022
A Health Watch is in effect for Maybe Pond.
BE CAREFUL: The Davis County Health Department monitoring team saw visible signs of a harmful algal bloom. There could be algae in the water producing dangerous toxins. We collected samples and the results are pending. Check back here for updates.
In the meantime, we recommend:
- Do not swim or water ski
- Avoid areas of algae when boating
- Clean fish well and discard guts
- Keep animals away
- Don’t drink the water
- Know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom