Impaired Water - Little Creek (Little Creek)
Waupaca County, Wisconsin
WR06, WR09
280700
0.00 - 5.89
5.89
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of Little Creek was evaluated for phosphorus and biology in 2018 and 2020. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which was reflected in poor fish community health. This water is covered by a restoration plan: Healthy Soils and Healthy Waters: Bear Lake - Little Wolf River Watershed Management Plan (expires 2028).

This water is covered by the Upper Fox & Wolf River Basins TMDL, approved by the US EPA on February 27, 2020
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Biological Community
Current Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Listing Status
TMDL Approved
Attainable Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Priority
Not Applicable
Designated Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
303(d) ID
2018-059
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the poor condition category).
Date
7/18/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water is covered by a restoration plan: Bear Lake - Little Wolf River Watershed Management Plan (2028).
Date
7/29/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water is covered by the Upper Fox & Wolf River Basins TMDL, approved by the US EPA on February 27, 2020
Date
3/3/2020