Mapping, Data, and Analysis tools to help you visualize, find, acquire, analyze, display and understand water resource data.
Use this tool to find any water resource on any Water Atlas by its name (or alias), or to discover which Atlas pages have information about a particular topic (e.g., historic information, artificial reefs, or nutrient chemistry). Get Started ›
This interactive tool lets you view mapped information about water resources as well as recreation, planning and infrastructure, habitats, and aerial imagery. You can also create and print your own custom maps. Get Started ›
Continuously-transmitting sampling sites can be accessed using this tool. View graphs of current data or download raw data. Ambient and historic sample sites can also be accessed by specifying a particular water resource. Get Started ›
This tool allows you to select water quality, hydrology, or rainfall information from any Atlas. Download raw data tables for use in your own analyses and reports, or let the Data Download tool do the graphing for you. 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 ›
View the geographic distribution and variability of rainfall amounts, access statistical summaries of rainfall in graphs and charts, and download the data for your own analysis. Get Started ›
Metadata identifies data providers, tells where, when, and how often data is collected, and reveals caveats related to its use. Access GIS metadata (spatial/maps), and sampling data (primarily water quality, hydrology, and weather). Get Started ›
Map services that are maintained by the Water Institute at USF which are not part of the Water Atlas website, but still contain information that may be valuable and useful to researchers, data providers, and citizens.
Map services created and hosted by our sponsors and other friends of the Water Atlas program.
Polk County staff has developed interactive mapping applications (viewers) to provide residents and businesses access to a vast array of GIS data, including a Flood Zone Viewer and a map about Mosquito Control. Get Started ›
The City of Lakeland Maps and GIS Page contains both interactive and PDF maps highlighting both professional and citizen services, and public safety and information. Get Started ›
The Southwest Florida Water Management District has several interactive maps that allows users to view a multitude of data including soils, contours, surveys and permits. Get Started ›
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the lead agency for environmental management and stewardship, has many online maps available including a Land-Use Story Map and a map tracking Impaired Waters and TMDL's. Get Started ›
Protecting Florida's pristine environment is the DEP's top priority and it has established a method for regulated entities to submit Public Notices of Pollution (PNP) for reportable releases. The DEP's PNP Finder is a mapping application that shows the location and description of all incidents of pollution reported in the last 30 days. Get Started ›