Impaired Water - Big Blake Lake (Big Blake Lake (Blake))
Polk County, Wisconsin
SC06
2627000
208.10
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
was evaluated for phosphorus and algae every two years between 2016 and 2018. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which was reflected in algal blooms. This lake is covered by a restoration plan: Implementation Plan for the Lake St. Croix Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (expires in 2025).
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
2016-262
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
7/11/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle: total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, but not Fish and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data exceeds both REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
8/7/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This lake is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: Implementation Plan for the Lake St. Croix Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (2025).
Date
7/24/2019