Tag: Harmful algal blooms

#IamUtahDEQ: 2019 Harmful Algal Bloom Update

The hard-working scientists of DWQ’s Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) Program spent the past five months visiting and analyzing data from 800 sites across 65 different water bodies in Utah. Learn more about this valuable team in this week’s blog post.

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Protect Yourself During Harmful Algal Blooms

How to stay safe… … if you suspect a harmful algal bloom Don’t swim in water that appears to have a harmful algal bloom. Don’t boat, water ski, or jet-ski on scummy water. These activities can cause toxins to become airborne, increasing the likelihood you will inhale them. Don’t let children play with scum in …

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