Impaired Water - Black Earth Creek (Black Earth Creek)
Dane County, Wisconsin
LW17
1248600
6.95 - 11.08
4.13
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This portion of Black Earth Creek was evaluated in 2014, 2016, and 2018. In 2016 degraded biological communities (bugs and fish) were found. In 2018 high phosphorus levels were found. This water is on the Restoration Waters list because it is covered by the Dane-Iowa Adaptive Management Plan.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Unknown Pollutant
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Degraded Biological Community
Current Use
FAL - Fish and Aquatic Life Community
Listing Status
TMDL Alternative Approved
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Not Applicable
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
2016-129
Listing Date
4/1/2016
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2016 listing cycle; biological impairment was observed (i.e. at least one macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) average scored in the poor condition category).
Date
8/30/2015

Impaired Water Notes
This water is on the Restoration Waters list, Category 4B, because it is covered by the Dane-Iowa Adaptive Management Plan, an alternative to a TMDL.
Date
8/22/2019