Big Eau Pleine TMDL ATTAINS
Big Eau Pleine Photo pink sun at dusk.
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Big Eau Pleine Photo Sunset over reservoir
Big Eau Pleine Photo - Serene birds on glass like lake.
Big Eau Pleine Photo Sun on colorful autumn leaves.
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Citizen volunteer who is monitoring the tributaries of the Big Eau Pleine River to help with the restoration project.
Big Eau Pleine River, Unnamed Creek 20-12a, Marathon County, Stratford WWTP Use Designation File, Description, Recommendations, Physical Data, Site Map and Photos
Data Documentation Big Eau Pleine River Impaired Waters Listing Documentation, Marathon County
Data Documentation Big Eau Pleine Reservior Impaired Waters Delisting Documentation, Marathon County
Data Documentation Big Eau Pleine Reservoir and River Impaired Waters Listing Documentation Photo
Monitor or Propose 303(d) Listing
The Big Eau Pleine Flowage is listed on the Federal 303 (d) list for violations of the state dissolved oxygen and pH water quality standards. The Big Eau Pleine River is also on the list for dissolved oxygen levels below the water quality standard. Both listings are a result of excessive nutrient loading, primarily phosphorus, to the river and flowage.
Monitor Water Quality or Sediment
Monitoring - the Department started a multi-year water quality study in 2009 to develop a TMDL for the river and flowage. Big Eau Pleine Reservoir is a 6348 acre lake located in Marathon County.
Big Eau Pleine Reservoir is a 6348 acre lake located in Marathon County. It has a maximum depth of 46 feet. Visitors have access to the lake from public boat landings. Fish include Musky, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike and Walleye. The lake's water clarity is low.
High Priority for ATTAINS reporting of restoration plan - TMDL Development (TP, TSS).