Impaired Water - Lake Michigan (Pennoyer Park Beach, Lake Michigan)
Kenosha County, Wisconsin
SE01, SE02
20
0.00 - 0.74
0.74
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Pennoyer Beach was evaluated for bacteria in 2012 and 2018; bacteria levels were too high. Recreation at this beach can be impeded by high bacteria levels. This beach is covered by a restoration plan: Pike River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2038).
Listing Details
Pollutant
E. coli
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Recreational Restrictions - Pathogens
Current Use
Restricted Recreation
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
303(d) ID
833
Listing Date
4/1/2006
Impaired Water Notes
This beach was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new E. coli sample data clearly exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use.
Date
7/13/2017

Impaired Water Notes
Pennoyer Beach was assessed for the 2012 Impaired Waters List, and E. coli data exceeds listing thresholds indicating a recreational use impairment.
Date
7/19/2011

Impaired Water Notes
This beach is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: Pike River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2038).
Date
8/1/2019