Impaired Water - Benet Lake (Benet Lake)
Kenosha County, Wisconsin
FX01
734800
109.92
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Benet Lake was evaluated for phosphorus and algae in 2018 and 2022. Phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which was reflected in algal blooms. This lake is covered by a watershed plan: North Mill Creek-Dutch Gap Canal Watershed Plan (2029).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
Eutrophication, Excess Algal Growth
Current Use
Restricted Recreation
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
Priority
Medium
Designated Use
Full Body Contact - Swimming, Boating
303(d) ID
2018-247
Listing Date
4/1/2018
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
8/2/2017

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; total phosphorus and chlorophyll sample data exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Aquatic Life use. Based on the most updated information the impairment of "Eutrophication" was added and "Impairment Unknown" removed.
Date
8/14/2019

Impaired Water Notes
This lake is covered by the following watershed plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: North Mill Creek-Dutch Gap Canal Watershed Plan (2029).
Date
8/14/2019

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