Archived HAB Data

Woodrum Lake, Lower Kanawha River Drainage

Jackson County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
9/21/2020 0.6 miles downstream of boat ramp Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
9/21/2020 1.0 miles downstream of boat ramp 1.0* Not Detected* Not Tested

*Testing conducted with mBio/LightDesk analysis unit.

Private Pond In/Near Wheeling, Upper Ohio River Drainage

Ohio County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
9/3/2020 Near Shore 1.2* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.


Private Pond #2 In/Near Grafton, Tygart River Drainage

Taylor County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/31/2020 Location #1 - Sample Provided by Landowner Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
8/31/2020 Location #2 - Sample Provided by Landowner Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.

Burnsville Lake Dam Tailwaters, Little Kanawha River Drainage

Braxton County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/24/2020 Downstream end of First Tailwater Pool 1.4* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.


​Riverlake Estates Lake (private), Coal River Drainage

Kanawha County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/24/2020 Near Shore 1.1* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.

Little Kanwha River Near Tygart Creek, Little Kanawha River Drainage

Wood County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/18/2020 Near Shore Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.


Private Pond #1 In/Near Grafton, Tygart River Drainage

Taylor County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/18/2020 Sample Provided By Landowner Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with mBio/LightDeck analysis unit.

​Cedar Creek Lake #3, Little Kanawha Drainage

Gilmer County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
10/10/2019 Near Dam > 30* Not Detected* Not Tested
10/10/2019 Near Dam > 250** < 0.15** < 0.1**
11/7/2019 Near Dam Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
2/6/2020 Near Dam Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit.
** Testing conducted via ELISA testing at laboratory


​Ohio River

Cabell/Mason/Marshall County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
9/12/2019 Cabell County: Upstream of Guyandotte Boat Ramp Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
9/11/2019 Mason County: Upstream of Mouth of Kanawha River Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
9/11/2019 Marshall County: At Boat Ramp in Moundsville Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit


​Curtisville Lake, Mongahela Drainage

Marion County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/29/2019 Cove on Right Descending Bank of Left Fork 5 to 10* Not Detected* Not Tested
8/29/2019 Cove on Right Descending Bank of Left Fork 3.77 Not Detected Not Detected
9/25/2019 Cove on Right Descending Bank of Left Fork Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit


Cedar Creek Lake #1, Little Kanawha drainage

Gilmer County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/28/2019 Near Dam Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit

Tracy Lake, Little Kanawha Drainage

Ritchie County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
7/24/2019 Near Dam Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit


Parker Hollow Lake, Cacapon Drainage

Hardy County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
7/11/2019 At Boat Ramp Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested
8/29/2019 At Intake Near Dam 0.134** Not Detected** Not Detected**
8/29/2019 Water Plant: Raw Water 0.06** Not Detected** Not Detected**
8/29/2019 Water Plant: Finished Water Not Detected** Not Detected** Not Detected**

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit
** Sample collected by Hardy County PSD


Stonecoal Reservoir, West Fork drainage

Upshur County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
10/29/2018 At Tail Waters Boat Ramp Not Detected Not Detected Not Detected
12/3/2018 At Tail Waters Boat Ramp Not Detected* Not Detected* Not Tested

* Testing conducted with semi-quantitative field test kit

Schenk Lake, Upper Ohio South drainage

Ohio County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
10/24/2018 At Dam in Oglebay Park Est. 0.103 Not Tested* Not Tested*

* Cylindrospermopsin and Anatoxin-a not tested for as cyanobacteria present are not capable of producing those toxins.


Tracy Lake, Little Kanawha drainage

Ritchie County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
10/3/2018 At Boat Ramp Est. 0.07 Not Detected Not Detected
10/3/2018 At Dam 0.532 Not Detected Not Detected
10/3/2018 At Dam, Concentrated Scum Sample 20.1 Not Detected Not Detected

​North Fork Hughes River, Little Kanawha drainage

Ritchie County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/29/2018 Upstream of Water Treatment Plant Not Detected Not Detected Not Detected

Upper Mud River Reservoir, Lower Guyandotte Drainage

Lincoln County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/28/2018 At Swimming Beach Not Detected Not Detected 0.055
8/14/2018 At Swimming Beach 0.393 Not Detected Not Detected
8/14/2018 Midway Between Swimming Beach and Boat Ramp Est. 0.148 Not Detected Not Detected
8/14/2018 Left Descending Bank of Left Fork Near Richs Branch 0.332 Not Detected 0.188

​Rollins Lake, Middle Ohio South Drainage

Jackson County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/15/2018 At Boat Ramp 0.248 Not Detected Not Detected
8/15/2018 Near Dam 0.152 Not Detected Not Detected

​R. D. Bailey Lake, Upper Guyandotte Drainage

Wyoming/Mingo County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
8/13/2018 At Dam, Midway 0.523 Not Detected Not Detected
8/13/2018 Midlake 0.313 Not Detected Not Detected
8/13/2018 Near Boat Ramp 0.164 Not Detected Not Detected

Elk Fork Lake, Middle Ohio South Drainage

Jackson County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
7/17/2018 Mid-Lake Not Detected Not Detected 1.47


Right Fork Frozencamp Creek Lake, Middle Ohio South Drainage

Jackson County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
9/25/2018 Mid-Lake 0.74 Not Detected Not Detected
9/25/2018 At Dam Est. 0.084 Not Detected Not Detected
9/5/2018 At Dam Est. 0.133 Not Detected Not Detected
7/17/2018 At Dam 0.172 Not Detected 8.18

Fort Ashby Lake (Painter Hollow Dam #46), North Branch Potomac Drainage

Mineral County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
4/26/2018 Upper End of Lake, Right Descending Bank 1.3 Not Detected Not Detected
4/26/2019 At Dam, Midway 3.26 Not Detected Not Detected
4/18/2018 Upper End of Lake, Right Descending Bank 1.74 Not Detected Not Detected
4/18/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 2.57 Not Detected Not Detected
4/5/2018 Upper End of Lake, Right Descending Bank 2.09 Not Detected 0.111
4/5/2018 At Dam, Midway 8.04 Not Detected 0.073
3/26/2018 Upper End of Lake, Right Descending Bank 10.5 Not Detected Not Detected
3/12/2018 Upper End of Lake, Right Descending Bank 18.4 Not Detected Not Detected
3/12/2018 At Dock/Deck, Right Descending Bank 24.1 Not Detected Not Detected
3/12/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 17.1 Not Detected Not Detected
3/8/2018 Right Descending Bank, Mid-Way 11.9 Not Detected Not Detected
3/8/2018 At Dam 15.3 Not Detected Not Detected

South Mill Creek Lake, South Branch Potomac Drainage

Grant County

Date Sample Location Microcystin (ug/L) Cylindrospermopsin (ug/L) Anatoxin-A (ug/L)
7/9/2018 ANear Boat Ramp 0.064 Not Detected Not Detected
7/9/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 0.055 Not Detected Not Detected
4/26/2018 Near Boat Ramp 7.62 Not Detected Not Detected
4/26/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way Est. 25 Not Detected Not Detected
4/17/2018 Near Boat Ramp 8.12 Not Detected Not Detected
4/17/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 7.4 Not Detected Not Detected
4/5/2018 Near Boat Ramp 15.1 Not Detected Not Detected
4/5/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 16.5 Not Detected Not Detected
3/1/2018 Near Boat Ramp 19.6 Not Detected Not Detected
3/1/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 14 Not Detected Not Detected
1/30/2018 Near Boat Ramp 24.3 Not Detected Not Detected
1/30/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 23.1 Not Detected Not Detected
1/25/2018 Near Boat Ramp 12.2 Not Detected Not Detected
1/25/2018 At Dam, Mid-Way 15 Not Detected Not Detected​​