Impaired Water - Upper Vermillion Lake (Upper Vermillion Lake)
Barron County, Wisconsin
LC09
2098800
91.47
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 and 2022 cycles; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded thresholds. This water was put on the Impaired Waters List in 2020. This lake is covered by a watershed plan: A Water Quality Strategy for the Land and Waters of the Red Cedar River Basin Nine Key Plan (2026).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Eutrophication, 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
2020-028
Listing Date
4/1/2020
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.
Date
7/22/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This lake is covered by the following watershed 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 Nine Key Plan (2026).
Date
8/15/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
5/25/2021