Featured pages and tools that you'll find on the Atlas.

The federal Clean Water Act regulates stormwater discharges through the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES). Learn how Polk County and its co-permittees manage stormwater to minimize surface water pollution. Get Started ›

What does it mean when a waterbody is said to be "impaired"? Where are Polk County's impaired waters? View this map to find out. Get Started ›

How has water quality changed over time? This page tracks the trends of water quality related to nutrient pollution. Get Started ›

In Florida, water issues always seem to be a hot topic. Get the latest, and find out about upcoming opportunities to become involved in water resource conservation. Get Started ›

Watch and learn about Polk County's waterways, history, people and wildlife... and find new places to explore! Get Started ›