Impaired Water - Poskin Lake (Poskin Lake)
Barron County, Wisconsin
LC09
2098000
153.51
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Poskin Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and algae every two years between 2014 and 2020. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which was reflected in algal blooms. This lake is covered by a restoration plan: A Water Quality Strategy for the Land and Waters of the Red Cedar River Basin (expires 2026).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Deep Lowland Lake
Listing Status
Pollutant Removed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Delisted 2018
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2014-268
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.

Unknown Pollutant is proposed for deletion because its corresponding impairment is now linked to the pollutant Total Phosphorus.
Date
7/10/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use and chlorophyll data exceeds both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
1/13/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle: total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data exceeded both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
10/12/2015

 
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
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
2012-2
Listing Date
4/1/2012
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
7/10/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2012 listing cycle, and total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceed 2012 WisCALM listing criteria for the recreation use.
Date
6/8/2011

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle: total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data exceeded both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
10/12/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use. This lake is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: A Water Quality Strategy for the Land and Waters of the Red Cedar River Basin (2026).
Date
7/23/2019