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Hickory Grove Lake IA 03-SSK-950

Story County S24T83NR22W 2.5 mi SW of Colo.

Assessment Cycle
1998
Release Status
Final
Result Period
1994 - 1996
Designations
Assessment Type
Monitored
Integrated Report
Category 0
Legacy ADBCode
IA 03-SSK-00530-L_0
Overall Use Support
Threatened
Aquatic Life Use Support
Threatened
Fish Consumption
Not assessed
Primary Contact Recreation
Threatened
Documentation
Assessment Comments

Assessment is based on results of lake monitoring and surveys by IDNR Fisheries Bureau.

Basis for Assessment

The assessments developed for the 1994 and 1996 reports were reviewed and approved by the DNR Fisheries Bureau.   Thus, the Class A (primary contact recreation) uses and the Class B(LW) aquatic life uses remain assessed as FST.

Monitoring and Methods
Assessment Key Dates
Methods
340 Primary producer surveys (phytoplankton/periphyton/macrophyton)
120 Surveys of fish and game biologists/other professionals
222 Non-fixed-station monitoring (conventional during key seasons and flows)
Monitoring Levels
Biological 0
Habitat 0
Physical Chemistry 3
Toxic 0
Pathogen Indicators 0
Other Health Indicators 0
Other Aquatic Life Indicators 0
# of Bio Sites 0
BioIntegrity N/A