UPDATE 11/1/2018: ALL SITES ARE OFFLINE TILL 4/1/2019. IF YOU'D LIKE TO REQUEST DATA PLEASE EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE AS OF 11/1/2018: THE NETWORK ON UTAH LAKE, SCOFIELD AND DEER CREEK RESERVOIRS IS OUT OF SERVICE FOR THE WINTER 2018/19 SEASON. THE NETWORK WILL BE ACTIVE AGAIN IN MID-APRIL 2019. HAVE A GOOD WINTER!
Water quality data buoys that measure water quality parameters every 15 minutes and then transmit that data every 60 minutes. These sites in time will be used in conjunction with a model that will be used to forecast for potential HABs. Additionally, on the Utah Division of Water Quality web page provides information on HABs and DWQ's response efforts. The weblink is: http://www.deq.utah.gov/Pollutants/H/harmfulalgalblooms/
1) Go to: wqdatalive.com/login
2) Email login: DWQ@DWQ.gov and Password: DWQ
3) Click the "Sites" tab then select a site
4) Once on the site click the "DATA" tab and select the desired timeframe
5) Once the "rotating circle" is not showing on the screen go to the bottom of the page and either click "download" or "send" to save the data.
REMEMBER: This data is in a "RAW" format and has had no QA/QC procedures performed.
Download the LIVE Datacenter app and select "Utah DWQ Water Quality Network" from the project list to subscribe to notifications and track data for this project
Uncertainty and potential for error can be associated with environmental monitoring data. Data users are cautioned to consider carefully the provisional nature of the information before using it for decisions that concern personal or public safety or the conduct of business that involves substantial monetary or operational consequences. No warranty, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy, reliability, utility or completeness of the data hosted on this datacenter, and this organization shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described or information contained on these pages.