Tag: Starvation Reservoir

Starvation Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Recreational water quality monitoring has ended for the season on November 4, 2022 We will resume monitoring for harmful algal blooms and waterborne pathogens in summer 2023. HABs may be present in Utah water bodies year-round. If you are recreating, avoid areas of scum, know how to recognize the signs of a harmful algal bloom, …

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Starvation Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2021

Update October 7, 2021 (HABs) Samples taken on 10/4/2021 were returned on October 6th. The sample from the day use area contained a toxigenic cell density of 12,650,618 cells/mL of Dolichospermum which is well above the UDWQ/UDOH recommended Warning Advisory threshold of 100,000 cells/mL. DWQ will continue to watch the reservoir closely. Keep yourself and …

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Starvation Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Update August 12, 2020 On August 12, 2020, the DWQ HABs monitoring team visited Starvation Reservoir. The monitoring team did not observe a cyanobacteria bloom (HAB) at Indian Bay Day Use Area or Knights Hollow Day Use Area. The monitoring team will return next month or if there is a report of a suspected HAB. …

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