Impaired Water - Laurel Lake (Laurel Lake (Three Lakes Chain))
Oneida County, Wisconsin
UW44
1611800
248.65
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
WQ Trend Comment: This lake was assessed for trophic status in 2016 and found to be in "suspected poor" condition

This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use and chlorophyll data did not exceed REC and FAL thresholds. New fish tissue sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM Mercury listing thresholds for the Fish Consumption use. Special consumption advice for Mercury has been applied to this lake and it is proposed for Mercury listing.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
High Phosphorus Levels
Current Use
Restricted Recreation
Listing Status
TMDL Development
Attainable Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Priority
High
Designated Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
303(d) ID
2018-260
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use and chlorophyll data did not exceed REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
8/3/2017

 
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
Mercury Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Specific Restricted Fish Consumption
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
303(d) ID
2018-259
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new fish tissue sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM Mercury listing thresholds for the Fish Consumption use. Special consumption advice for Mercury has been applied to this lake and it is proposed for Mercury listing.
Date
8/3/2017