Impaired Water - Black River (Black River)
Jackson, Monroe County, Wisconsin
BR03, BR04
1676700
37.01 - 73.36
36.35
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of the Black River was put on the Impaired Waters List in the 1998 cycle for PCBs in fish tissue. In the 2018 cycle this water was also listed for elevated phosphorus. Evaluation in the 2022 cycle found fish communities in excellent condition.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
Supported Aquatic Life
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Supported Aquatic Life
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Supported Aquatic Life
303(d) ID
2018-111
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceed 2018 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use, however, no biological data (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scores) were available to assess biological impairment.
Date
7/25/2017

 
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Specific Restricted Fish Consumption
Listing Status
Pollutant Removed
Attainable Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
Priority
Delisted 2008
Designated Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
303(d) ID
51
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
New Fish Data, TMDL 51 should be Black River from Lake Arbutus to Black River Falls, not L. Arbutus to Miss. River. Listed for Hg for FCA. Proposed removal of 51. TMDL ID = 51 and 707 (upper segments)

This AU: La Crosse-Trempealeau-Jackson County line to Black River Falls Dam.
Date
4/1/2008

 
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
PCBs 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
707
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
New Fish Data, TMDL 51 should be Black River from Lake Arbutus to Black River Falls, not L. Arbutus to Miss. River. Listed for Hg for FCA. Proposed removal of 51. TMDL ID = 51 and 707 (upper segments).

This AU: La Crosse-Trempealeau-Jackson County line to Black River Falls Dam.
Date
4/1/2008