Over the years, Salt Lake County's integrated watershed planning has identified the need for a greater body of water quality data in order to more completely and accurately assess the condition of County waterways, understand watershed stressors, and guide restoration efforts.
An expanded water quality data collection program was undertaken in 2009, and has been refined over time to reflect specific interests in the watershed, including:
This data is collected in tandem with our stream gauging program and is shared with regulatory agencies at the federal, state, and local levels.
Salt Lake County Watershed published the first annual 2016 Water Quality Report. This report provides a fine scale analysis of the health of County waterways. Site-specific data tracks the functionality of sub-basins and, over time, track how these ecosystems respond to management practices and restoration efforts.
**Report water pollution to the following regulatory agencies: