Impaired Water - Snipe Lake (Snipe Lake)
Vilas County, Wisconsin
UW42
1018500
215.50
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Snipe Lake was placed on the 303(d) impaired waters list in 1998 due to mercury in fish tissue. Snipe Lake was evaluated every two-year cycle from 2012 to 2022; phosphorus and algae data indicated a healthy system.

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
440
Listing Date
4/1/1998