Impaired Water - Pine Creek (Pine Creek)
Calumet County, Wisconsin
MA05
79900
0.00 - 5.54
5.54
Water is impaired due to one or more pollutants and associated quality impacts.
Notes
On 303d list. This is a Wisconsin Environmental Accountability Project for the ongoing sediment and soil remediation at Hayton Millpond and the river. PCB contaminated sediment and floodplain soils create an unacceptable level of risk to human health and the environment at this site. The responsible party has entered into an agreement with the state committing to the completion of the clean up, but with an indefinite timeline. No fish should be eaten from Pine Creek.

Pine Creek was assessed for phosphorus during the 2020 cycle and an exceedance was found. Phosphorus listing is proposed for addition in 2020.
Listing Details
Pollutant
Total Phosphorus
Listed For
Fish and Aquatic Life
Impairments
Impairment Unknown
Current Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Listing Status
Addition
Attainable Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
Priority
High
Designated Use
WWSF - Warmwater Sport Fishery
303(d) ID
2020-008
Listing Date
4/1/2020
Impaired Water Notes
This water was assessed during the 2020 listing cycle; new total phosphorus sample data exceed 2020 WisCALM listing criteria for the Fish and Aquatic Life use, however, no biological data (i.e. no macroinvertebrate or fish Index of Biotic Integrity (IBI) scores) were available to assess biological impairment.
Date
7/1/2019

 
Pollutant
PCBs
Listed For
Fish Consumption
Impairments
PCB Contaminated Sediments
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
359
Listing Date
4/1/1998
Impaired Water Notes
This impairment listing may become a 4B (EAP Project) for the 2020 list if the project qualifies.
Date
3/26/2018

Impaired Water Notes
Note: Internal tracking lists "EAP" but still considered Category 5A
Date
4/1/2008