Impaired Water - Ghost Lake (Ghost Lake)
Sawyer County, Wisconsin
UC23
2423000
384.05
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Ghost Lake was listed on the 303(d) list in 1998 due to mercury concentrations in fish tissue from atmospheric deposition. This water was assessed for the 2012 listing cycle and the original listing due to mercury levels in fish tissue was confirmed.
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data clearly met 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data clearly met 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
Mercury 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
163
Listing Date
4/1/1998