Harmful Algal Bloom Detected on Hebgen Reservoir – 8.10.2022
Harmful algal blooms (HAB) are present on Hebgen Reservoir in the northeast portion, in the Grayling Arm area, of the reservoir. Routine monitoring and field testing in the Rainbow Point area of Hebgen Reservoir has detected the presence of an algal toxin, anatoxin-a, that poses a risk to people, pets, and livestock.
Contact the Gallatin City-County Health Department with a possible HAB:
- CALL: 406.582.3120
- EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
As Montanans and visitors head to local ponds, lakes and reservoirs for late summer fun, public health official urge citizens to know the health risks of Harmful Algal Blooms, or “HABs”.
Below is more information for HABs in Gallatin County!
For more information and details on HABs in Montana, visit the MT DPHHS website.