Willard Bay 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 waterborne pathogens on September 19, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: N Marina Swim Beach, Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach,100 meters east of boat ramp.


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 17, 2022

GOOD NEWS: Water samples collected at Willard Bay were below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds and monitoring teams saw no visible signs of harmful algae in Willard Bay today (8/17). Bear River Health Department has removed the Health Watch. Willard Bay looks good


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 11, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Willard Bay.

BE CAREFUL: Sampling at Willard Bay on 8/8 detected the presence of harmful algae. These algae could be producing toxins. Monitoring teams will continue to sample Willard Bay and results will be shared here.

In the meantime, we recommend:


Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on August 4, 2022

HEALTH WATCH

A Health Watch is in effect for Willard Bay.

BE CAREFUL: There are 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 for updates. In the meantime, we recommend:


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 19, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach, Willard Bay State Park Marina Swim Beach


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on July 19, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach, Willard Bay State Park Marina Swim Beach


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on June 24, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: N Marina Swim Beach, Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach


Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on May 24, 2022

GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens.

Sites sampled: Eagle Beach, Pelican Beach, Willard Bay State Park Marina


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