Scofield 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 November 2, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

BE CAREFUL: Monitoring at Scofield Reservoir on 10/19 indicated high concentrations of harmful algae throughout the water body. Toxins may be in the water. Additional sampling updates will not be available until monitoring resumes in summer 2023.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on October 3, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Monitoring at Scofield Reservoir on 10/3 shows high concentrations of harmful algae throughout the water body. Toxins may be in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on September 27, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Monitoring at Scofield Reservoir on 9/27 shows high concentrations of harmful algae throughout the water body. Toxins may be in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on September 1, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Monitoring at Scofield Reservoir on 9/1 and satellite imagery indicates the harmful algal bloom has spread across the waterbody. Toxins may be in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 24, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Monitoring at Scofield Reservoir on 8/24 and satellite imagery indicates the harmful algal bloom has spread across the waterbody. High concentrations of harmful algae were measured. Toxins may be in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 26, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

UPDATE: Ongoing monitoring will occur at Scofield Reservoir throughout the 2022 recreation season. An update will be posted here when the Warning Advisory is no longer in effect. Until then, be careful as toxin-producing algae and toxins may be in the water.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 8, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

UPDATE: Sampling on 7/5 detected a very high concentration of toxin-producing algae on Scofield Reservoir. Harmful algae may be present at locations across the reservoir.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on July 1, 2022

WARNING ADVISORY

Southeast Utah Health Department has issued a Warning Advisory for Scofield Reservoir.

Under a Warning Advisory:

BE CAREFUL: Sampling at Scofield State Park on 6/29 detected high concentrations of toxin-producing algae (5.5 million cells/mL). HABs were also observed at the DNR anglers’ access point on the west side of the reservoir. Additional samples were collected and results will be posted here.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on June 29, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Scofield Reservoir

BE CAREFUL: Our monitoring team saw visible signs of a harmful algal bloom. There could be algae in the water producing dangerous toxins. We collected samples and results are pending. Check back for updates. In the meantime, we recommend:

Sites HABs observed: Mountain View boat launch, DNR anglers’ access point


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