Impaired Water - Scattering Rice Lake (Scattering Rice Lake)
Vilas County, Wisconsin
UW44
1600300
263.28
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Scattering Rice Lake was evaluated in the 2018 and 2022 cycles; phosphorus levels were too high, which was confirmed by excess algal growth. This lake is on the Impaired Waters List.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Impairment Unknown, Excess Algal Growth
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
2018-255
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use; chlorophyll data only exceeded REC thresholds, not FAL.
Date
8/2/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceeded 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use; chlorophyll data only exceeded REC thresholds, not FAL.
Date
4/13/2021