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Michigan: Whetstone Brook
Best Management Practices Control Urban Nonpoint Source Pollution
Waterbody ImprovedWhetstone Brook in Michigan's Upper Peninsula was included on the 303(d) list in 1998 and 2000 for periodic fish kills. Nonpoint source pollution control projects in the watershed have led to increased habitat, restoration of the macroinvertebrate communities within the brook, and elimination of fish kills. In 2002 Michigan removed Whetstone Brook from its list of impaired waters.