Blue-Green Algae Map

BGA Tracker-

The Klamath River from Upper Klamath Lake/Agency Lake (except Pelican Bay) to JC Boyle Reservoir is posted.

Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs are posted.

The Klamath River from Weitchpec to Tully Creek is posted for exceeding tribal criteria.

Fish Health

KBMP Vision

The Klamath Basin Monitoring Program facilitates the coordination and implementation of water quality monitoring in support of the stewardship, protection, and restoration of all beneficial uses within the Klamath River watershed, with the ultimate goal of restoring water quality. Learn More

Real-Time Data

Link to Real-Time WQ Map

The table above contains provisional data provided by the USGS via the waterservices site. All data are provisional and may be recalculated before final approval. This table may take several seconds to load.

* = value 2+ hours old
**=4 or more hours

KBMP NEWS

Preventative Flow Release Scheduled from Lewiston on Friday 8/21
August 20, 2015- Higher flows on Trinity River to augment flow in lower Klamath to prevent a fish disease outbreak.  
Press Release and Environmental Assessment.
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OSU Study: Toxic Algae Growing Threat to Nation's Water
August 12, 2015- New report reveals risks to drinking and recreational waters, and complicated story behind it. 
 
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Klamath Basin Groundwater Levels Dropped 25 Feet Since 2001
August 12, 2015- A large decline in groundwater has been mostly due to drought and pumping, based on a new 
USGS study. 
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Blue-green Algae Blooms Trigger Health Advisory from Upper Klamath to Iron Gate Reservior 
August 5, 2015- Health advisory expands as additional data comes in. Merges with existing blooms in Copco and Iron Gate Reservoirs.
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Reclamation Releases Draft Environmental Document to Supplement Flows in the Lower Klamath River with Trinity Reservoir Water
August 3, 2015- Draft Environmental Assessment released, comments due by August 7th. 
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Open House Scheduled on Long-Term Plan for Protecting Adult Salmon in the Lower Klamath River
August 3, 2015- Open Houses in Arcata, Weaverville, Klamath Falls, and Sacramento August 5th-12th. Draft Long Term Plan.
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Fires Cause State of Emergency, Smoke Fills Parts of Klamath Basin
August 3, 2015- Emergencies declared as fires burn in and pour into basin. Map of current fire conditions.
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High Toxin Levels Found in Klamath County Waterbodies
July 29, 2015- Health advisory issued for Blue-green Algae toxins on Upper Klamath Lake, Agency Lake, and Keno Reservoir.
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Salmon Surveys Find Low Fish Counts On Salmon, Trinity Rivers
 July 29, 2015- Annual wild salmon counts concern experts as low flows, high water temperatures continue.

                     

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