UPDATE: BUOYS WILL BE OFFLINE FOR WINTER 2017 BY NOVEMBER 15TH, 2017. WEATHER PERMITTING THE BUOYS WILL BE REDEPLOYED IN APRIL 2018. ANY DATA REQUESTS PLEASE CONTACT DWQ AT 801-536-4300
UPDATE: 11/7/2017: The buoys will be offline for the winter(ice) starting around 11/15/2017.
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/
Download the LIVE Datacenter app and select "Utah DWQ HAB Network" from the project list to subscribe to notifications and track data for this project
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