Palisade Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Report a Bloom

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

Call Utah Poison Control Center

Poison Control (800) 222-1222

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

Update September 8, 2021

Due to low water levels, the Division of Water Quality is unable to access the reservoir for testing. Visitors should avoid contact with any floating mats, scums, and discolored water.

Learn how to keep yourself and your family safe during waterborne pathogen contamination.


Update August 9, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On August 5th, the Central Utah Public Health Department visited Palisade Reservoir. Samples from Pioneer Beach and San Pitch Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update July 8, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On July 1st, the Central Utah Public Health Department visited Palisade Reservoir. Samples from Pioneer Beach and San Pitch Beach did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update June 2, 2021

The Division of Water Quality and Utah Department of Health began monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 1st, 2021. As UDWQ and UDOH continue to visit and monitor waterbodies, updates will be posted.