Tag: Holmes Creek Reservoir

Holmes Creek Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for harmful algal blooms on September 22, 2022 OK, but be careful: Samples collected were all below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds – that’s a good thing! However, some toxin-producing algae species were present. Know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom and avoid areas of algae scum when recreating. …

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Holmes Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update November 2, 2020 The Utah Division of Water Quality’s water recreation season runs from May 1 through October 31. At this time, no further monitoring or sampling for harmful algal blooms or waterborne pathogens at priority water bodies will be conducted until May 2021. This does not mean that the potential for harmful algal …

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Holmes Creek Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 31, 2019 Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected on October 17, 2019, and October 25, 2019, at the access to Holmes Creek Reservoir exceeded the recreation health-based threshold for a Warning Advisory for anatoxin-a. Microcystin levels were well below the advisory threshold, and anatoxin-a levels were …

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