Impaired Water - Upper Kelly Lake (Upper Kelly Lake)
Milwaukee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
SE03
7100
12.68
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Upper Kelly Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and algae every two years between 2014 and 2018. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which was reflected in algal blooms. This lake is covered by a restoration plan: Root River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2024).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Impairment Unknown, 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
2014-221
Listing Date
4/1/2014
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2018 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceeded 2018 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use; chlorophyll data only exceeded REC thresholds, not FAL.
Date
7/11/2017

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
12/31/2013

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use. Total phosphorus and chlorophyll data do not exceed Fish and Aquatic Life thresholds.
Date
10/9/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This lake is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: Root River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2024).
Date
7/29/2019