Impaired Water - Bird Creek (Bird Creek)
Waushara County, Wisconsin
UF08
152300
0.00 - 4.67
4.67
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; temperature sample data clearly met 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.

This water was assessed during the 2018 and 2020 listing cycle; new temperature sample data exceed 2018 and 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed. Available fish sample data exceeded 2018 and 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use (i.e. at least one fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) average 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
2018-196
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new temperature sample data exceed 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed. Available fish sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use (i.e. at least one fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) average scored in the poor condition category).
Date
7/31/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; new temperature sample data exceed 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed. Available fish sample data exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use (i.e. at least one fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) average scored in the poor condition category).
Date
6/14/2019