Tag: Algae

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Upper Kents Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 12, 2019 The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory for Upper Kents Lake. Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 23, 2019, at the access point at Upper Kents Lake were well below …

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Kents Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 12, 2019 The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory for Kents Lake. Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 23, 2019, at the access point at Kents Lake exceeded the recreation health-based threshold …

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East Canyon Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update November 19, 2019 Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on November 12, 2019, at Taylor Hollow at East Canyon Reservoir showed anatoxin-a levels that exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory. Microcystin levels were well below the advisory threshold. …

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Lower Box Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update November 7, 2019 The Central Utah Public Health Department (CUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Lower Box Creek Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) at the Access Point on October 24, 2019, …

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Piute Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Visit the 2019 Photo Gallery Update December 5, 2019 The Central Utah Public Health Department has removed the Warning Advisory for Piute Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on November 19, 2019, at the Boat Ramp at Piute Reservoir were …

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Forsyth Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 8, 2019 The Central Utah Public Health Department (CUPHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Forsyth Reservoir. The close of the monitoring season and removal of advisories doesn’t mean HABs are no longer present, but rather that monitoring data won’t be collected during the colder months to verify their presence. HABs can persist …

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Echo Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 18, 2019 The Summit County Health Department lifted the Warning Advisory for Echo Reservoir on October 18, 2019, after consecutive sampling showed toxin levels and cyanobacteria cell-count concentrations had fallen below the advisory threshold. Update October 11, 2019 Cyanobacteria cell-count concentrations and toxin test results for samples collected by the Division of Water …

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Rockport Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 8, 2019 The Summit County Health Department (SCHD) has removed the Warning Advisory on Rockport Reservoir. Toxin test results received from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) at the Marina on October 22, 2019, and October 29,2019, showed anatoxin-a and microcystin levels well …

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Examples of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)

A harmful algal bloom (HAB) can appear in various shades of green or blue and form scum, foam, or mats. Blooms can also resemble spilled paint, green globules, or grass clippings. Some blooms may not be visible on the surface of the water at all times if they rise and fall in the water column …

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