Impaired Water - Black River (Black River)
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin
SH02
50300
0.00 - 5.99
5.99
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of Black River was evaluated every two-year cycle from 2014 to 2022; phosphorus levels were too high and this stream was added to the Impaired Waters List.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Biological Community
Current Use
Supported Aquatic Life
Listing Status
TMDL Development
Attainable Use
Supported Aquatic Life
Priority
High
Designated Use
Supported Aquatic Life
303(d) ID
2014-20
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2014 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the poor condition category).
Date
1/23/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the poor condition category).
Date
9/9/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2020 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
6/17/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2022 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
5/24/2021