Impaired Water - Wood Lake (Wood Lake)
Burnett County, Wisconsin
SC11
2649800
521.24
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Wood Lake was evaluated every two-year cycle from 2014 to 2022. In the 2014 cycle excess algal growth was added to the Impaired Waters List. In the 2020 cycle elevated phosphorus was identified and confirmed by the 2022 cycle. Wood Lake is part of the Implementation Plan for the Lake St. Croix Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (2025).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Eutrophication
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
2020-093
Listing Date
4/1/2020
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data also exceeded REC and FAL thresholds.Based on the most updated information the impairments of Eutrophication were added to the Total Phosphorus listing. The lake was also changed to category 5W in 2020 because it is part of the Implementation Plan for the Lake St. Croix Nutrient Total Maximum Daily Load (2025).
Date
7/29/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2022 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceeded 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Aquatic Life use, and chlorophyll data also exceeded REC and FAL thresholds.
Date
5/26/2021

 
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
NA
Current Use
Restricted Recreation
Listing Status
Pollutant Removed
Attainable Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Priority
Delisted 2020
Designated Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
303(d) ID
2014-296
Listing Date
4/1/2014
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. Chlorophyll sample data were clearly below listing thresholds for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
7/12/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; chlorophyll sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, however, total phosphorus data do not exceed REC thresholds. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data do not exceed Fish and Aquatic Life thresholds.
Date
1/15/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; chlorophyll sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use, however, total phosphorus did not exceed REC thresholds. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data were clearly below Fish and Aquatic Life listing thresholds.
Date
10/19/2015