Impaired Water - Virgin Lake (Virgin Lake)
Oneida County, Wisconsin
UW44
1614100
260.79
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Virgin Lake was placed on the Impaired Waters List in the 2018 cycle for mercury in fish tissue. Evaluation in the 2022 cycle for phosphorus and algae showed good conditions.
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
2016-239
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; new fish tissue data indicates that this waterbody should be on the impaired waters list because of specific consumption advice for mercury.
Date
8/19/2015