Heavy winter snow good for Utah Lake algal bloom, not for mosquitos 03

Ice floats upon Utah Lake on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. This year, the heavy winter snow has been good for the algal bloom for next year, but may increase mosquitoes. Sammy Jo Hester, Daily Herald

Spanish Fork Legislators, Sen. Deidre Henderson and Rep. Mike McKell teamed up to sponsor a resolution encouraging the Utah Lake Commission to clean up Utah Lake.

“The Legislature and the Governor urge solutions to address challenges to Utah Lake, including water clarity, water quality, invasive species, and preserving the storage and water supply functions,” the resolution read in part.