Impaired Water - Baraboo River (Baraboo River)
Juneau, Sauk County, Wisconsin
LW23
1271100
72.18 - 86.79
14.61
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This portion of the Baraboo River was evaluated for phosphorus and biology in 2012, 2014, and 2018. Phosphorus levels were too high for healthy plant, bug, and fish communities, though samples show no biological impairment. This listing is included in the Wisconsin River TMDL restoration plan, approved in 2019.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Listing Status
TMDL Approved
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
Not Applicable
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
2012-41
Listing Date
4/1/2012
Impaired Water Notes
This stream segment was assessed during the 2012 listing cycle, and total phosphorus sample data exceed criteria for the fish and aquatic life use.
Date
5/20/2013

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, however, available biological data do not indicate impairment (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scored in the "poor" condition category).
Date
2/26/2014

Impaired Water Notes
This listing is included in the Wisconsin River TMDL restoration plan, approved in 2019.
Date
8/14/2019