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Panguitch Lake Recreational Monitoring – Utah Department of Environmental Quality

Health Watch

Harmful Algae Present

  • Do not swim or water ski in areas of algae
  • Avoid areas of algae when boating
  • Keep animals away
  • Do not drink the water
  • Clean fish well and discard guts
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No current advisories for swimming, boating, or fishing although the fishhook icon optimistically contains no bait.


July 25, 2023: Harmful algal bloom (HAB) monitoring update

BE CAREFUL: A harmful algal bloom is present at Panguitch Lake. Algae in the water may be producing dangerous toxins that can make humans and animals sick. Algae concentrations are above Utah Department of Health and Human Services Recreational thresholds for a Warning Advisory. 

Southwest Utah Health Department has not issued an advisory. However, under these conditions, we recommend visitors to Panguitch Lake:

Please contact Southwest Utah Health Department with additional questions regarding human and animal risk from recreating: (435) 673-3528.
Thank you to the Utah Water Watch HAB Squad for their help confirming a HAB was present.

Last updated: July 25, 2023 at 10:13 am

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