Impaired Water - Lake Michigan (Southport Park Beach, Lake Michigan)
Kenosha County, Wisconsin
SE01
20
0.00 - 0.07
0.07
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This beach was assessed for the 2012 Impaired Waters List, and E. coli data exceeds listing thresholds indicating a recreational use impairment.

This beach was evaluated every two-year cycle from 2016 to 2020; no impairment was found. This beach was assessed in the 2022 cycle; data indicated bacteria were causing recreational use impairment. This beach is proposed for the 2022 Impaired Waters List. This water is covered by the Pike River Watershed-Based Plan (expires 2038).
Listing Details
Pollutant
E. coli
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Recreational Restrictions - Pathogens
Current Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Listing Status
Proposed for List
Attainable Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
303(d) ID
2022-091
Listing Date
4/1/2022
Impaired Water Notes
This beach was assessed for the 2018 listing cycle; E. coli data sample data were clearly below 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use. This beach is proposed for delisting.
Date
7/14/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This 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 was assessed for the 2016 Impaired Waters List; E. coli data did not exceed 2016 WisCALM listing criteria but there were sufficient exceedances that the biologist determined that this beach is not ready to be delisted.
Date
10/8/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This beach was assessed in the 2022 cycle; data indicated bacteria were causing recreational use impairment. This water is covered by the Pike River Watershed-Based Plan (expires 2038).
Date
6/9/2021