Upper Bad River (LS14) Watershed Planning


Watershed plan update started 2015. Watershed specified for planning and assessment purposes. Assessment of water quality condition in this respective county will use protocols described in WisCALM of the year of assessment. Minimum assessment work includes biological data (macroinvertebrates, fish indices), chemistry and habitat data. Additional work includes identification of priorities and goals, creating recommendations for actions, and updating narratives for watersheds and waterbodies. Assessments are to be double checked by at least one additional biologist.

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Water Quality Planning
The work includes monitoring waters for the purposes of updating waterbody assessment status (i.e. future monitoring for 303(d) or ERW/ORW status), for making managment recommendations and updating water body and watershed narratives in WATERS and for use in watershed planning. Collect background water quality information within a watershed and adjacent watershed with a known iron ore deposit. The Monitoring stations to be determined after field recon.