Tag: Utah Lake

Utah Lake: Lindon Beach
E. coli Monitoring 2019

Update July 9, 2019 The Lindon Beach beach advisory was lifted on July 9, 2019, since E. coli levels were well below the health advisory threshold over a period of more than four months. While routine sampling on February 19, 2019, showed E. coli levels of 686 Most Probable Number (MPN) per 100 mL, subsequent …

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Utah Lake: Lincoln Beach
E. coli Monitoring 2019

Update June 27, 2019 Response sampling at Lincoln Beach from June 17 to June 27, 2019, showed E. coli levels well below the advisory threshold. The beach was cleared on June 27, 2019, since levels were below the health advisory threshold over two consecutive weeks of sampling. Update June 13, 2019 A Division of Water …

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Updates & Events:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

Updates New Documents Coming soon: Literature review and study work products page. Events Steering Committee Meeting # 8 December 2, 2019, 1:00 pm to 4:30 p.m. Science Panel Meeting #6 December 10, 2019; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. December 11, 2019; 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Utah Lake Festival June 1, 2019, 10 a.m. to …

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Science Panel Meetings:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

Steering Committee and Science Panel Meeting Schedule (547 KB) The Science Panel is a disciplinary-based panel whose members have scientific expertise relevant to Utah Lake. The Panel identifies data gaps, provides recommendations to the Steering Committee, oversees research activities, and implements a process for independent peer review, among other responsibilities. Next Meeting December 10-11, 2019 …

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Steering Committee Meeting Updates:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

Steering Committee and Science Panel Meeting Schedule (547 KB) Steering Committee meetings take place on an as-needed basis following the phased study approach. The timing of Steering Committee meetings is based on the project timeline, Science Panel findings, and public outreach efforts. Next Meeting December 2, 2019 Steering Committee Meeting #8 Agenda (651 KB) Past …

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Utah Lake Science Panel:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

The Utah Lake Science Panel was established by the Steering Committee in 2018 to provide independent and unbiased scientific advice to the Steering Committee. Science Panel members were selected to provide a full range of scientific expertise relevant to the unique characteristics of Utah Lake. The Science Panel is charged with guiding the development of …

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Utah Lake Steering Committee:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

The Utah Lake Water Quality Study Steering Committee is a 16-member committee representing a diverse group of stakeholders interested in protecting and improving water quality in Utah Lake through a collaborative, transparent, and consensus-based decision-making process. The Steering Committee was formed in 2016 by a stakeholder-led initiative to establish a formal process by which committee …

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Phase 3: Implementation Planning for Phase 2 Criteria:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

During the implementation planning phase of the study, the Steering Committee will review the recommendations of the Science Panel and formulate a plan that achieves and/or maintains water quality protective of designated beneficial uses while also balancing costs and benefits. During this review, the Steering Committee will: Evaluate current use designations and the scientific and …

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Phase 2: Criteria Development:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

The Steering Committee and Science Panel will evaluate the factors that impact the lake’s designated beneficial uses, including the factors that lead to harmful algal blooms on Utah Lake, during Phase 2 of the Study. This evaluation will guide additional research needed to address data gaps and develop site-specific numeric criteria for phosphorus and lake …

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Model Development:
Utah Lake Water Quality Study

The selection and development of a water quality model of Utah Lake were initiated as part of the Utah Lake Water Quality Study. The primary objective of the model is to function as a decision-support and water-quality management tool to address eutrophication in Utah Lake. Key objectives for the Utah Lake nutrient model: Provide a …

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