Skip Navigation LinksHomeDigital Library

Digital Library

Search through our library of water resource related documents by using the form below. You can search by keywords, publishing organization, Water Atlas or by a specific water resource. You can fine tune your results as well with additional search options. Please read the search help for further assistance.

Search Criteria

Please be patient, large search results may take some time to display.
image preload
TitleDateTypeSize (KB)Publishing OrganizationToolsIDDescriptionURL
1998 303(d) Listed Water Segments in Polk County (Map)1998doc_pdf2307Florida Department of Environmental Protection1016290Map of Polk County waters listed in the 1998 303(d) list of waters not meeting water quality standards or not supporting their designated uses.1998_303(d)_Polk_Map.pdf7Polk
Adventures in the Charlotte Harbor Watershed: A Story of Four Friends and Their Neighbors 5 of 162012video0Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program1020466"Adventures in the Charlotte Harbor Watershed: A Story of Four Animals and Their Neighborhoods" read-a-long with Author Carol Mahler, five student Adventurers and environmental educators Kayton Nedza and Rick Tully. This video covers Chapter 2 Peace River: Sections 1-3 Banana Creek Marsh, Lake Hancock and Peace River with sidebars on alligators, dams and Lake Hancock Dam. http://youtu.be/MaumfqzjH4w5Manatee
Banana Lake Sediment Inactivation Project, #06-267: Pre- & Post-Treatment Monitoring Plan2007doc_pdf1269Polk County Natural Resources Division1016369Objective: to reduce internal phosphorus loading to Banana Lake from existing sediments, improving water quality & reducing downstream loadings to Lake Hancock, Saddle Creek, & the Peace River.SEDIMENT INACTIVATION PRE-POST TREATMENT MONITORING PLAN 607.pdf7Polk
Banana Lake Sediment Inactivation Project, #06-267: Pre- & Post-Treatment Monitoring Results2008doc_pdf901Polk County Natural Resources Division1016368Objective: to reduce internal phosphorus loading to Banana Lake from existing sediments, improving water quality & reducing downstream loadings to Lake Hancock, Saddle Creek, & the Peace River.SED INACT PRE-POST MON RESULTS-FEB 08.pdf7Polk
Encounter - Circle B Bar Reserve2016video0Polk County Government1023912One of the top 50 places to see wildlife in the nation. 6+ trails 1200 acres Circle B Bar Reserve with its discovery center educates and invites the public to enjoy our natural surroundings. It contains about 4,000 gators, many species of birds, such as the Bald Eagle, Great Blue Heron, Spoonbill Great Egret, shaded and non shaded trails, great for photography and hiking.https://youtu.be/NuEUWbX-on47Polk
Evaluation of FDEP Verified Impaired List for Lakes and Streams within Polk County2013doc_pdf12401.5Polk County Government1022611Evaluation of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's (FDEP's) Final Verified List of water quality impairments for the lakes and streams within Polk County impaired for nutrients. A total of 87 waterbodies (67 lakes and 20 streams) were re-evaluated using the updated NNC criteria over the verified period for each WBID.Polk-County-Evaluation_10-16-2013-Final-web.pdf7Polk
Florida Fish Consumption Advisories (2015)2015doc_html0Florida Department of Health422Advisories inform the public that high concentrations of chemical contaminants have been found in local fish and wildlife and include recommendations to limit or avoid consumption of certain fish and wildlife species from specific waterbodies.http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/prevention/healthy-weight/nutrition/seafood-consumption/_documents/advisory-brochure.pdf2Pinellas
Lake Hancock Dredging Feasibility Report - Section 12005doc_pdf21285Polk County Natural Resources Division1016326Section 1 of 3 a study on the feasibility of dredging Lake Hancock.final rpt section 1.pdf7Polk
Lake Hancock Dredging Feasibility Report - Section 22005doc_pdf13968Polk County Natural Resources Division1016327Section 2 of 3 of a study of the feasibility of dredging Lake Hancock.final rpt section 2.pdf7Polk
Lake Hancock Dredging Feasibility Report - Section 32005doc_pdf8845Polk County Natural Resources Division1016307Section 3 of 3 of a report on the feasibility of dredging Lake Hancock.228_final rpt section 3.pdf7Polk