Impaired Water - Little Arbor Vitae Lake (Little Arbor Vitae Lake)
Vilas County, Wisconsin
UW38
1545300
479.90
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Little Arbor Vitae Lake was evaluated every two-year cycle from 2016 to 2022; phosphorus was too high for healthy biotic communities, shown by excess algal blooms. This lake is on the Impaired Waters List.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Deep Lowland Lake
Listing Status
Pollutant Removed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Delisted 2018
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2016-285
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.

Proposed deletion of the Unknown Pollutant because its impairment is associated with Total Phosphorus.
Date
7/10/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle: total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data exceeds both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
8/3/2015

 
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown, Excess Algal Growth
Current Use
Deep Lowland Lake
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Low
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2016-229
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
7/10/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle: total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data exceeds both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
8/3/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use. Based on the most updated information, no change in existing impaired waters listing is needed.
Date
6/14/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use. Based on the most updated information, no change in existing impaired waters listing is needed.
Date
4/13/2021