Impaired Water - Lake Wissota (Wissota Lake)
Chippewa County, Wisconsin
LC18, LC19, LC21
2152800
4,070.60
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data do not exceed Fish and Aquatic Life thresholds.
The entire lake is considered eutrophic, but only little lake wissota and moon bay are listed for eutrophication and pH. The lake proper is listed for fish consumption specific advice: PCBs.
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
2014-276
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data do not exceed Fish and Aquatic Life thresholds.
Date
1/13/2014

 
Pollutant
Mercury
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Specific Restricted Fish Consumption
Listing Status
Pollutant Removed
Attainable Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
Priority
Delisted 2008
Designated Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
303(d) ID
80
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
Hg/Mercury removed from Lake Wissota due to data showing no specific fish consumption advisory for mercury under the current fish advice methodology.
Date
4/1/2008

 
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
PCBs 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
80
Listing Date
4/1/1998