Impaired Water - Planting Ground Lake (Planting Ground Lake (Three Lakes Chain))
Oneida County, Wisconsin
UW44
1609100
1,010.50
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was originally listed as impaired in 1998 due to mercury concentrations in fish tissue. The water was delisted in 2006. However, this water was assessed for the 2012 listing cycle and listed as impaired due to mercury levels in fish tissue. Specific fish consumption advice for walleye greater than 24 inches in length and yellow perch (all sizes) was issued in 2010.

This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data clearly met 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.

This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data were clearly below 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use. Chlorophyll sample data were clearly below FAL use listing thresholds and did not exceed REC listing thresholds.

This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data were clearly below 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and the Fish and Aquatic Life use. New chlorophyll sample data were clearly below the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Listing Details
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
2012-154
Listing Date
4/1/2012
Impaired Water Notes
This water was originally listed as impaired in 1998 due to mercury concentrations in fish tissue. The water was delisted in 2006. However, this water was assessed for the 2012 listing cycle and listed as impaired due to mercury levels in fish tissue. Specific fish consumption advice for walleye greater than 24 inches in length and yellow perch (all sizes) was issued in 2010.
Date
1/11/2012