Impaired Water - Pike River (Pike River)
Kenosha County, Wisconsin
SE02
1300
1.45 - 9.50
8.05
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This water was evaluated every two years between 2014 and 2020 for chloride, phosphorus, temperature, and biology. Chloride and phosphorus levels were found to be too high, which can be harmful to plant, bug, and fish communities. Bug and fish communities were found to be in poor health in 2016. This water is covered by a restoration plan: Pike River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2038).
Listing Details
Pollutant
Chloride
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Chronic Aquatic Toxicity, Acute Aquatic Toxicity
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Low
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2016-003
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle and chloride sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM chronic and acute listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
8/20/2015

 
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Biological Community
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Priority
Low
Designated Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
303(d) ID
2012-53
Listing Date
4/1/2012
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2014 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2014 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the poor condition category).
Date
1/21/2014

Impaired Water Notes
These stream miles were listed for TP in 2012 as part of AU 1523844. In the 2014 cycle it was necessary to segment this AU into two parts.
Date
1/21/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data exceed 2016 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use and biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the poor condition category).
Date
8/20/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This stream is covered by the following restoration plan and was classified as Category 5W as a result: Pike River Watershed Restoration Plan (expires 2038).
Date
8/1/2019