Impaired Water - Nelson Lake (Nelson Lake)
Sawyer County, Wisconsin
SC20
2704200
2,715.99
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Nelson Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and algae in 2014. 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 2025).
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
2014-300
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
1/15/2014

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 (expires 2025).
Date
7/29/2019