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Strawberry River Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Due to state budget cuts, the harmful algal bloom program is being funded by EPA through a one-time grant. This limits DWQ’s monitoring to 18 priority waterbodies in Utah.

Report a Bloom

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

Call Utah Poison Control Center

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

Update July 19, 2020

The Strawberry River Day Use Area is under a Health Watch after a recreator observed decaying harmful algal bloom (HAB) material along the shoreline and in the water on July 18, 2020. Wasatch County Health Department has been notified. The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) plans to sample the area within the next seven days.

A Health Watch is not a formal advisory level but rather an indicator that a bloom may exist or become more severe based on available information from DWQ and the Department of Health. Indicators can include visual reports.