Tag: Panguitch Lake

Panguitch Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update October 2, 2019 The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SUPHD) issued a Warning Advisory for Panguitch Lake on October 1, 2019, after lab results from samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on September 25, 2019, showed cyanobacteria cell-count concentrations exceeding the recreation health-based threshold at three of the four sample locations. …

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Panguitch Lake Closed Due to High Toxin Levels

The Southwestern Utah Health Department has issued a Danger Advisory/Closure for Panguitch Lake based on extremely high toxin levels in the lake from an ongoing cyanobacteria bloom. The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food (UDAF) contacted livestock operators in the area to recommend they prevent their cattle from drinking water from the reservoir and downstream sources.

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Panguitch Lake Algal Bloom Monitoring 2018

The Division of Water Quality (DWQ) observed a cyanobacteria bloom on interpolated satellite imagery and visited Panguitch Lake on August 7, 2018. The monitoring crew visited two sites on the north side of the lake and one site on the south side of the lake.

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