Impaired Water - Saint Croix River (St Croix River)
Polk County, Wisconsin
SC08, SC09
2601400
44.72 - 54.55
9.83
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
This segment of the St. Croix River has a fish consumption advisory for PCBs likely associated with contaminated sediment in Mississippi River; it has been listed for PCBs in fish tissue since 1998.
This portion of the St. Croix River was evaluated in 2014, and every two years between 2018 and 2022; phosphorus, chloride, and fish samples indicated a healthy system. Bacteria were evaluated in 2022; no impairment was found.
Listing Details
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
PCBs Contaminated Fish Tissue
Current Use
Specific Restricted Fish Consumption
Listing Status
303d Listed
Attainable Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
Priority
Low
Designated Use
Unrestricted Fish Consumption
303(d) ID
618
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
2004 303d list, footnote 8: Fish consumption advisory for PCBs likely associated with contaminated sediment in Mississippi River. Will be handled in conjunction with PCB TMDL for Mississippi River.
Date
10/26/2009