Deer Creek

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An active fire is burning near the Deer Creek dam. According to eye-witness accounts, the fire started a bit before Noon. Although unconfirmed it appears as if the train started the fire. Crews, including several helicopters, are actively working to fight the fire. KPCW will update this story as we have more information.

Algae Bloom in Deer Creek Reservoir Calls for Warnings

Sep 15, 2017
Utah Environmental Quality Website

The Utah Department of Environmental Quality was doing some routine Ecoli testing when a staff member noticed an algae problem in a small area near the Island Marina at Deer Creek Reservoir.    The Wasatch County Department of Environmental Quality and the Central Utah Water Conservancy District worked together on site and found an isolated area of toxic algae blooms.  Carolyn Murray has more: