Tag: Big Sand Wash Reservoir

Big Sand Wash Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Recreational water quality monitoring has ended for the season on November 4, 2022 We will resume monitoring for harmful algal blooms and waterborne pathogens in summer 2023. HABs may be present in Utah water bodies year-round. If you are recreating, avoid areas of scum, know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom, …

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Big Sand Wash Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update November 1, 2021 (HABs) On October 27th, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Big Sand Wash Reservoir. Harmful algal blooms were not observed. Cyanotoxin and cell density samples were collected and results were returned on 11/1/2021. The sample contained a toxigenic cell density below the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. DWQ …

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