Reports from the Utah Department of Environmental Quality have caused the Utah County Health Department issued a Warning Advisory for all of Utah Lake due to potentially harmful levels of cyanobacteria. Algae blooms in Utah Lake are complex events that depend on a number of factors like high water temperatures, nutrient-rich water, plenty of sunshine, […]
The algae have arrived. The Utah Department of Environmental Quality/Utah Department of Health issued a Warning Advisory for Provo Bay. But don’t let that cyanobacteria get you down. The issue of algae blooms is both complex and highly variable. So while one small area of the lake might be experiencing a bloom, the rest of […]
Utah Lake is green some of the time. Murky all of the time. Consequently, residents often wonder: Is Utah Lake polluted?
Below is the first of several upcoming profiles of avid Utah Lake users.