Impaired Water - Lake Pepin (Lake Pepin)
Buffalo, Pepin, Pierce County, Wisconsin
LC01, LC22, LC23
731800
25,502.82
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
Lake Pepin was evaluated for phosphorus every two years from 2016 to 2020 and levels were found to be too high for healthy plant, bug, and fish communities.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Recreation
Impairments
High Phosphorus Levels
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
2016-196
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data overwhelmingly exceed 2016 WisCALM listing thresholds for the Recreation use and Fish and Aquatic Life use.
Date
8/2/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; total phosphorus sample data clearly exceeded 2020 WisCALM listing thresholds for Recreation use and Aquatic Life use.
Date
8/8/2019