Impaired Water - Little Bear Creek (Little Bear Creek)
Buffalo County, Wisconsin
LC01
2048000
0.00 - 4.35
4.35
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of Little Bear Creek was evaluated for phosphorus and biology every two years between 2012 and 2020. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Priority
Low
Designated Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
303(d) ID
2012-28
Listing Date
4/1/2012
Impaired Water Notes
This stream segment was assessed during the 2012 listing cycle, and total phosphorus sample data exceed criteria for the fish and aquatic life use.
Date
5/20/2013

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
2/26/2014

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
10/5/2015

 
Pollutant
Sediment/Total Suspended Solids
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Habitat
Current Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Listing Status
Water Delisted
Attainable Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
Priority
Delisted 2002
Designated Use
WWFF - Warmwater Forage Fishery
303(d) ID
238
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
New analysis of total suspended solids showed the waterbody did not exceed the threshold for impairment. This total suspended solids listing was proposed for removal from the impaired waters list in 2002.
Date
4/1/2002