Tag: Payson Lakes

Payson Lakes Recreational Monitoring 2022

The Division of Water Quality and the Utah Department of Health will monitor this site for waterborne pathogens and harmful algal blooms this summer, beginning in June 2022. We will share updates here.

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Payson Lakes Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 18, 2021 (HABs) HABs samples taken from the Big East Lake shoreline on October 5th show toxigenic cell density results of 33,393 cells/mL of Microcystis, which is below the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold. The DWQ HABs team will continue to monitor the situation closely. Update October 6, 2021 (HABs) The DWQ HABs …

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Payson Lakes Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update November 2, 2020 The Warning Advisory for Big East Lake has been removed as a result of the end of the sampling and monitoring recreation season. 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 …

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Payson Lakes Algal Bloom Monitoring 2019

Update November 12, 2019 The Utah County Health Department (UCHD) has removed the Warning Advisory for Box Lake, Big East Lake, and McClellan Lake in the Payson Lakes Complex. Toxin test results from the Utah Public Health Lab (UPHL) for samples collected by the Division of Water Quality (DWQ) on October 9, 2019, at all …

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