Impaired Water - Otter Creek (Otter Creek)
Sauk County, Wisconsin
LW16
1258400
17.17 - 18.81
1.64
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This portion of Otter Creek was evaluated for phosphorus and biology in 2014; no impairment was found. In 2018 biology was evaluated again and no impairment was found.

Assessments during the 2020 listing cycle showed water temperature too high for the creek. This water was proposed for the impaired waters list in 2020.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Elevated Water Temperature
Current Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Coldwater - natural reproduction
303(d) ID
2020-126
Listing Date
4/1/2020
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; temperature sample data exceed 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Aquatic Life use.
Date
7/31/2019