Impaired Water - Griffin Creek (Griffin Creek)
Portage, Waupaca County, Wisconsin
WR08
279000
0.00 - 2.83
2.83
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; biological sample data (i.e. macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scores) clearly met 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; temperature data exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.

This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; temperature sample data clearly exceed 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use; however, available biological data do not indicate impairment (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the "poor" condition category).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Elevated Water Temperature
Current Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
303(d) ID
2016-055
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; temperature data exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
8/31/2015