Impaired Water - Turner Lake (Turner Lake (Pike Lake Chain))
Price, Vilas County, Wisconsin
UC10
2268500
158.56
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Turner Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and algae every two-year assessment cycle from 2014 to 2022. In every cycle since 2018 phosphorus levels were found to be too high as shown by algal blooms. This lake is on the Impaired Waters List.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Impairment Unknown, Excess Algal Growth
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
2018-276
Listing Date
4/1/2018
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data clearly exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
8/4/2017

Impaired Water Notes
Regional Biologist Kevin Gauthier: Few sources to reduce - forested watershed. Recommend Category 5C.
Date
8/5/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data clearly exceeded 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use. Chlorophyll-a data clearly exceeded Recreation use criteria.
Date
4/13/2021

 
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Listing Status
Water Delisted
Attainable Use
Priority
Delisted 2006
Designated Use
303(d) ID
356
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
New fish tissue analysis showed no need for specific fish consumption advisories for this waterbody. This mercury listing was proposed for removal from the impaired waters list in 2006.
Date
4/1/2006