Impaired Water - North Branch Pike River (North Branch Of Pike River)
Kenosha, Racine County, Wisconsin
SE02
1900
0.00 - 5.23
5.23
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
The North Branch of Pike River is on the 303(d) list due to total suspended solids and an unknown pollutant.

This portion of the North Branch Pike River was evaluated for phosphorus and chloride in 2018 and 2020 - no impairment was found. This water is covered by a watershed plan: Pike River Watershed Nine Key Plan (2038).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Sediment/Total Suspended Solids
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Habitat
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Low
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
357
Listing Date
4/1/2008
Impaired Water Notes
Addition from new data; correction based on current data. Degraded Habitat caused by stream channelization, debrushing of streambanks, draining of wetlands, sedimentation from runoff and increased stormwater drainage due to expanding development within the watershed. Fish kills attributed to potential chlorine discharges to Waxdale Creek, which affected the North Branch Pike River downstream from confluence with Waxdale Creek. No fish kills have been documented on the North Branch Pike River since 1990.
Date
4/1/2008

Impaired Water Notes
This stream is covered by the following restoration plan and this listing was classified as Category 5W as a result: Pike River Watershed Nine Key Plan (2038).
Date
8/15/2019

 
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Chronic Aquatic Toxicity
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Low
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
357
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
Degraded Habitat caused by stream channelization, debrushing of streambanks, draining of wetlands, sedimentation from runoff and increased stormwater drainage due to expanding development within the watershed.

Fish kills attributed to potential chlorine discharges to Waxdale Creek, which affected the North Branch Pike River downstream from confluence with Waxdale Creek. No fish kills have been documented on the North Branch Pike River since 1990.
Date
10/27/2010

Impaired Water Notes
This stream is covered by the following restoration plan and this listing was classified as Category 5W as a result: Pike River Watershed Nine Key Plan (2038).
Date
8/15/2019