Impaired Water - Des Plaines River (Des Plaines River)
Kenosha, Racine County, Wisconsin
FX01
734000
0.00 - 23.44
23.44
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This portion of the Des Plaines River was evaluated every two years between 2014 and 2022; chloride, and bug samples indicated a healthy system, however phosphorus levels were too high. This river segment was listed for phosphorus in the 2014 cycle.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Medium
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2014-41
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use, however, no biological data (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scores) were available to assess biological impairment).
Date
1/21/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 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).
Date
9/28/2015