Impaired Water - Dowling Lake (Dowling Lake)
Douglas County, Wisconsin
LS03
2858300
141.41
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Dowling Lake was identified as impaired for Excess Algal Growth in the 2014 assessment cycle. Evaluation of new data in the 2022 cycle confirmed high algal levels. This lake is on the Impaired Waters List.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
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
2014-305
Listing Date
4/1/2014
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
1/16/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This lake was evaluated for chlorophyll-a in the 2022 assessment cycle; levels exceeded the 2022 WisCALM listing thresholds, confirming the 2014 listing.
Date
4/9/2021