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Peace River - Saddle Creek Watershed

Peace River - Saddle Creek Watershed

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Water Quality

The following data are summarized as seasonal average values for lake and river sampling locations located within the watershed. While these data are useful to serve as a general picture of watershed health, these data must be viewed with caution because these samples have been taken from ecologically different water resources.

Rivers:
Samples from most rivers located in this watershed are averaged as part of these data summaries.
Season Total Nitrogen Nitrate (NO3) Total Phosphorus Orthophosphate Number of Sample Stations Number of Samples
JAN-MAR 2018 1,667 ug/l No Data Available 495 ug/l 0.26 mg/l 3 3
OCT-DEC 2017 1,713 ug/l No Data Available 466 ug/l 0.29 mg/l 3 3
JUL-SEP 2017 1,610 ug/l No Data Available 511 ug/l 0.35 mg/l 3 3
APR-JUN 2017 2,747 ug/l No Data Available 651 ug/l 0.16 mg/l 3 3
JAN-MAR 2017 2,170 ug/l No Data Available 656 ug/l 0.4 mg/l 3 3
OCT-DEC 2016 1,587 ug/l No Data Available 425 ug/l 0.26 mg/l 3 3
JUL-SEP 2016 1,463 ug/l No Data Available 367 ug/l 0.2 mg/l 3 3
APR-JUN 2016 1,677 ug/l No Data Available 530 ug/l 0.31 mg/l 3 3
JAN-MAR 2016 2,837 ug/l No Data Available 506 ug/l 0.29 mg/l 3 3
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available

Source(s): FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET, Polk County Parks & Natural Resources Division, FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data, SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET), FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data, FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida), USGS National Water Information System

Lakes:
Samples from most lakes located in this watershed are averaged as part of these data summaries.
Season Total Nitrogen Nitrate (NO3) Total Phosphorus Orthophosphate Number of Sample Stations Number of Samples
APR-JUN 2018 847 ug/l No Data Available 22 ug/l 0 mg/l 6 6
JAN-MAR 2018 1,743 ug/l No Data Available 161 ug/l 0.03 mg/l 32 32
OCT-DEC 2017 1,653 ug/l No Data Available 154 ug/l 0.05 mg/l 32 32
JUL-SEP 2017 1,336 ug/l No Data Available 112 ug/l 0.04 mg/l 34 36
APR-JUN 2017 1,987 ug/l No Data Available 141 ug/l 0.02 mg/l 34 38
JAN-MAR 2017 1,569 ug/l No Data Available 136 ug/l 0.03 mg/l 34 38
OCT-DEC 2016 1,342 ug/l No Data Available 126 ug/l 0.05 mg/l 35 41
JUL-SEP 2016 1,322 ug/l No Data Available 77 ug/l 0.01 mg/l 27 33
APR-JUN 2016 1,485 ug/l No Data Available 109 ug/l 0.03 mg/l 28 34
JAN-MAR 2016 1,615 ug/l No Data Available 150 ug/l 0.04 mg/l 26 30
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available

Source(s): Water quality data collected by the City of Lakeland, LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring, FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET, Polk County Parks & Natural Resources Division, Biological Research Associates , Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data, FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data, SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET), FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data, FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida), SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program Data, USGS National Water Information System

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    Groundwater Quantity: Aquifer Resource Indicator

    Groundwater Quantity

    Southwest Florida Water Management District calculates the Aquifer Resource Indicator (ARI) for their three groundwater regions each month. The ARI was created to provide the public with a gauge of groundwater levels in their area, so they can develop an understanding of the severity and cycles of drought and recovery. The three regions include: North (Citrus, Hernando, Lake, Levy, Marion, and Sumter counties), Central (Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, and Polk counties), and South (Charlotte, DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, and Sarasota counties). Learn More about the Aquifer Resource Indicator >>

    To determine the ARI for a region, each well is compared weekly to its respective low-normal value and the difference is calculated. The weekly differences are reduced to a monthly value for all monitoring wells within a region, and the resulting ARI value represents how far water levels in the aquifer must rise or fall to reach their respective low-normal values.

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    Source: SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data


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      Stream Flow and Levels

      Stream level and flow data for the Peace River - Saddle Creek Watershed. Learn More about Stream Flow »

      Stream Flow and Levels
      River Flows Whole River Range Flows Data by Segment Levels Whole River Range Levels Data By Segment
      Saddle Creek In the past 30 days
      NO DATA
      Recent river flow data is unavailable.
        No data table or graph available
      In the past 30 days
      up Average water levels are higher than they have been historically.
      Lena Run In the past 30 days
      NO DATA
      Recent river flow data is unavailable.
        No data table or graph available
      In the past 30 days
      up Average water levels are higher than they have been historically.

      Source(s): Hillsborough County Stream Waterwatch, Southwest Florida Water Management District, Southwest Florida Water Management District, USGS National Water Information System

      Source(s): Not Available
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