Impaired Water - Marengo River (Marengo River)
Ashland, Bayfield County, Wisconsin
LS12
2911900
11.74 - 38.51
26.77
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of the Marengo River was evaluated for biology in 2014 and 2018. Fish and bug populations were in good health.
In a 2016 evaluation fecal coliform bacteria levels were found to be too high. This water is covered by a restoration plan: Marengo River Watershed Partnership Project: Watershed Action Plan (expires 2023).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Fecal Coliform
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Recreational Restrictions - Pathogens
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
2016-304
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; fecal coliform data exceeded criteria.
Date
12/21/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This stream is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: Marengo River Watershed Partnership Project: Watershed Action Plan (expires 2023).
Date
7/31/2019