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Upper Chippewa water management unit

The basin is divided from the Lower Chippewa basin for management purpose and includes portions of Iron, Ashland, Sawyer, Rusk, Price, Vilas, Chippewa and Taylor County. Over 3,000 stream and river miles flow through the basin and with 156,200 acres of freshwater lakes, 22,711 acres of flowages and more than 150 acres of freshwater springs.

Upper Chippewa water management unit