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Table Wq04: Fish kills and pollution incidents in the Pomme de Terre River watershed

Table Wq04: Fish kills and pollution incidents in the Pomme de Terre River watershed, including Pomme de Terre Lake (MDC Fish kill reports, MDNR 1994 and 1989, and Ryck 1974).
Waterbody County Date Known Extent Cause Number Killed
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 05/11/98 Undetermined 300+
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 07/97 Columnaris no est.
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 05/20/97 Protozoan 250
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 11/96 Protozoan no est.
Pomme de Terre River Hickory 11/30/96 1 mi. Undetermined 5
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 01/29/96 Protozoan 7,000+
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory Spring 95 Undetermined 95% of adult white bass
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 10/07/94 7,820 acres Parasite (protozoan) 1,000+
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 09/24/94 7,820 acres Disease no est.
Pomme de Terre Lake Hickory 09/24/94 1.4 mi. Protozoan

1,880+

Piper Creek Polk 0.5 mi. Suspended solids from Bolivar WWTF
Little Lindley Creek Dallas 1.0 mi. Sewage from Buffalo WWTF
Trib. to Little Wilson Creek Dallas 10/28/93 Diesel fuel
Jordan Branch Hickory Sediment
Pomme de Terre River Polk 02/21/93 Oil
Pomme de Terre River Webster 08/14/91 Agriculture, low D.O. 495
Crane Creek Hickory 01/13/89 Tanning & other waste
Trib. to Mile Branch Polk 01/26/80 Gasoline
Pomme de Terre River Hickory 07/07/78 Crude oil
Pomme de Terre River Webster 05/17/78 Magnesium alloy
Lindley Creek Dallas 00/00/71 0.5 mi. Municipal waste
Lindley Creek Dallas 00/00/71 1.0 mi. Municipal waste
Wilson Creek Greene 00/00/71 5.2 mi. Municipal pollution
Wilson Creek Greene 00/00/71 7.4 mi. Industrial pollution

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