Starvation 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 July 22, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens/HABs)

On July 20th, Tri-County Health Department visited Starvation Reservoir. Samples from near Knights Hollow, Indian Bay Day Use Areas, and the Day Use Area did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.

The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir on July 21st for routine monitoring. Harmful algal blooms were not observed at the day-use area, the Indian Bay day-use area, or Knights Hollow. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. Routine monitoring will continue monthly.


Update July 1, 2021 (Waterborne Pathogens)

On June 21st, Tri-County Health Department visited Starvation Reservoir. Samples from near Knights Hollow and Indian Bay Day Use Areas did not contain E. coli above recreational thresholds. Routine sampling will continue monthly.


Update June 18, 2021 (HABs)

The DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir on June 17th for routine monitoring. Harmful algal blooms were not observed at the day-use area or at the Indian Bay day-use area. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were not collected. Routine monitoring will continue monthly.


Update June 2, 2021 (HABs/Waterborne Pathogens)

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