Impaired Water - Richland Creek (Richland Creek)
Crawford County, Wisconsin
LW08
1206000
0.00 - 9.71
9.71
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Richland Creek was evaluated in the 2018, 2020, and 2022 cycles.
Assessments during the 2020 listing cycle showed total phosphorus levels too high for healthy aquatic communities like plants, fish, and bugs. Available fish sample data and new temperature data did not indicate impairment. This water was placed on the impaired waters list in 2020.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
303(d) ID
2020-125
Listing Date
4/1/2020
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceed 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Aquatic Life use, however, new temperature data and available biological data do not indicate impairment (i.e. no fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the "poor" condition category).
Date
7/31/2019