Tag: E. coli

Response Agency Resources & Signage: Waterborne Pathogens

Resources DWQ E.coli Sample Collection & Analysis Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)The sample collection protocol for all personnel collecting E. coli water quality samples, including DWQ staff, cooperating agencies, and volunteer monitors, in Utah’s lakes, rivers, and streams. DWQ Health Advisory Decision DiagramDWQ developed this decision diagram to help local health departments (LHDs) determine if a …

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DEQ Monitoring Program Targets E. coli in Utah Waters

By DEQ Communications Office Escherichia coli (E.coli) have been in the news a lot lately. The outbreak in Hildale that claimed the lives of two children, a recent health advisory at Utah Lake’s Sandy Beach, and a boil water order in Lindon City last winter — all attributed to E. coli contamination. And while most …

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