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Starvation Reservoir Algal Bloom Monitoring 2020

Due to state budget cuts, the harmful algal bloom program is being funded by EPA through a one-time grant. This limits DWQ’s monitoring to 18 priority waterbodies in Utah.

Report a Bloom

24-Hour DEQ Environment Incidents Line: (801) 536-4123

Call Utah Poison Control Center

If you believe you or your pet have been exposed to a harmful algal bloom, call (800) 222-1222.

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.


Update July 15, 2020

On July 15, 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.