Archived HAB Reports

Overview

Below are HABs that have been reported and confirmed prior to 2021. Click a waterbody name to view cyanotoxin data.

Reported Bloom Location Agency Investigation Findings Status
Waterbody Watershed
9/21/2020 Woodrum Lake Lower Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Planktothrix, Dolichospermum No Advisory Posted
8/31/2020 Private Pond/Wheeling Upper Ohio WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena
Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Cuspidothrix Issatschenkoi, Microcystis
No Advisory Posted
8/24/2020 Private Pond #2/Grafton Tygart WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Cylindrospermopsis, Pseudanabaena/Limnothrix No Advisory Posted
8/21/2020 Burnsville Lake Dam Tailwater Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Dolichospermum with small amount of Microcystis No Advisory Posted
8/17/2020 Riverlake Estates Lake (private) Coal WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena
Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Small amounts of Cylindrospermopsis, Microcystis
No Advisory Posted
8/17/2020 Little Kanawha River, near Tygart Creek Little Kanawha WVDEP "Bloom" dominated by Non-Algae: Watermeal.
Note: A few small amount of Dolichospermum and Raphidiopsis present
No Advisory Posted
8/17/2020 Private Pond/Willow Island Ohio WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena sp. No Advisory Posted
8/12/2020 Private Pond/Grafton Ohio WVDEP "Bloom" dominated by Non-HAB Green Algae: Sphaerocystis.
Note: A small amount of cyanobacteria Phormidium present.
No Advisory Posted
8/10/2020 Alpine Lake (private) Youghiogheny WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena No Advisory Posted
12/30/2019 South Mill Creek Lake South Branch Potomac WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Planktothrix Rubescens No Advisory Posted
10/10/2019 Cedar Creek Lake #3 Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Dolichospermum, Microcystis No Advisory Posted
9/11/2019 Ohio River Ohio WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Microcystis No Advisory Posted
8/29/2019 Curtisville Lake Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Woronichinia, Dolichospermim No Advisory Posted
8/20/2019 Cedar Creek Lake #1 Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Limnoraphis No Advisory Posted
7/24/2019 Tracy Lake Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Woronichinia, Oscillatoria, Planktothrix No Advisory Posted
7/11/2019 Parker Hollow Lake Cacapon WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Dolichospermum, Phormidium, Arthrospira No Advisory Posted
10/26/2018 Stonecoal Reservoir West Fork WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Aphanizomenon, Dolichospermum No Advisory Posted
10/24/2018 Schenk Lake Upper Ohio South WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Woronichinia No Advisory Posted
10/2/2018 Tracy Lake Little Kanawha WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Woronichinia, Dolichospermum, Microcystis, Oscillatoria No Advisory Posted
8/29/2018 North Fork Hu​ghes River Little Kanawha WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena sp. No Advisory Posted
8/28/2018 Upper Mud River Reservoir Lower Guyandotte WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Phormidium, Oscillatoria No Advisory Posted
8/15/2018 Rollins Lake Middle Ohio South WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Cylindrospermopsis No Advisory Posted
8/13/2018 R. D. Bailey​ Lake Upper Guyandotte WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Phormidium, Oscillatoria, Lyngbya No Advisory Posted
7/18/2018 Berwind Lake Tug Fork WVDEP Non-Cyanobacteria HAB Genera Present: Euglena sp. No Advisory Posted
7/17/2018 Elk Fork Lake Middle Ohio South WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Aphanizomenon No Advisory Posted
7/16/2018 Right Fork Frozencamp Creek Lake Middle Ohio South WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Planktothrix sp., Dolichospermum No Advisory Posted
3/6/2018 Fort Ashby Lake North Branch Potomac WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Planktothrix rubescens Watch Advisory lifted on 4/26/2018
1/22/2018 South Mill Creek Lake South Branch Potomac WVDEP HAB Genera Present: Planktothrix rubescens Watch Advisory lifted on 7/9/2018​​