Tag: Starvation Reservoir

Starvation Reservoir Recreational Monitoring 2022

Monitoring for waterborne pathogens on May 31, 2022 GOOD NEWS: E. coli counts were measured below Utah Department of Health recreational thresholds. Sampling did not indicate the presence of illness-causing waterborne pathogens. Sites Sampled: Knights Hollow Day Use Area, Indian Bay Day Use Area, Day Use Area The Division of Water Quality and the Utah …

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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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