Impaired Water - Lower Devils Lake (Lower Devils Lake)
Barron County, Wisconsin
LC10
1864000
131.42
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Lower Devils Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and biology every two years between 2012 and 2016. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high. This water 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
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
2012-3003
Listing Date
4/1/2012
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, however, chlorophyll data do not exceed REC thresholds . Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data do not exceed Fish and Aquatic Life thresholds.
Date
2/28/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation, however, chlorophyll data do not exceed REC thresholds. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data clearly met thresholds for Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
10/16/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This stream 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 (expires 2026).
Date
7/26/2019