Impaired Water - Hay River (Hay River)
Barron County, Wisconsin
LC05
2068600
37.68 - 63.98
26.30
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This portion of the Hay River was evaluated for phosphorus and biology every two years between 2012 and 2018. Phosphorus levels are too high for healthy plant, bug, and fish communities. Biological impairment has not yet been observed. This water is covered by a watershed plan: A Water Quality Strategy for the Land and Waters of the Red Cedar River Basin (expires 2026).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
Coldwater - stocked, reproduction
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Coldwater - stocked, reproduction
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Coldwater - stocked, reproduction
303(d) ID
2014-169
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use, however, available biological data do not indicate impairment (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the "poor" condition category).
Date
2/3/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use, however, available biological data do not indicate impairment (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the "poor" condition category).
Date
10/2/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This stream is covered by the following watershed plan and this listing was classified as Category 5W as a result: A Water Quality Strategy for the Land and Waters of the Red Cedar River Basin (expires 2026).
Date
8/13/2019