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Coastal Pinellas/Anclote Watershed

Coastal Pinellas/Anclote Watershed

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Explore general as well as scientific information about the movement, chemistry and biology of area surface and ground water environments.

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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
JUL-SEP 2023 1,368 ug/l No Data Available 216 ug/l No Data Available 16 33
APR-JUN 2023 999 ug/l No Data Available 296 ug/l No Data Available 14 32
JAN-MAR 2023 1,367 ug/l No Data Available 209 ug/l No Data Available 16 22
OCT-DEC 2022 1,151 ug/l No Data Available 164 ug/l No Data Available 19 37
JUL-SEP 2022 1,394 ug/l No Data Available 193 ug/l No Data Available 21 37
APR-JUN 2022 1,146 ug/l No Data Available 172 ug/l No Data Available 16 22
JAN-MAR 2022 1,088 ug/l No Data Available 231 ug/l No Data Available 18 28
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available No Data Available

Source(s): Legacy Pinellas Water Quality Data, FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET, PINELLAS Water Quality Data, Biological Research Associates , FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center, FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida), USGS National Water Information System, FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, Pasco County Stormwater Management Division, Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management, FDEP - Southwest Regional Operations Center

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
JAN-MAR 2024 568 ug/l No Data Available 17 ug/l No Data Available 1 1
OCT-DEC 2023 1,255 ug/l No Data Available 70 ug/l No Data Available 1 2
JUL-SEP 2023 979 ug/l No Data Available 30 ug/l No Data Available 7 7
APR-JUN 2023 949 ug/l No Data Available 26 ug/l No Data Available 7 10
JAN-MAR 2023 902 ug/l No Data Available 32 ug/l No Data Available 8 15
OCT-DEC 2022 1,024 ug/l No Data Available 47 ug/l No Data Available 11 21
JUL-SEP 2022 963 ug/l No Data Available 41 ug/l No Data Available 9 23
APR-JUN 2022 1,025 ug/l No Data Available 45 ug/l No Data Available 12 25
JAN-MAR 2022 997 ug/l No Data Available 43 ug/l No Data Available 9 15
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available No Data Available

Source(s): LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality Sampling, LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring, Legacy Pinellas Water Quality Data, FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET, PINELLAS Water Quality Data, FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data, FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center, FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida), SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program Data, USGS National Water Information System, FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, Florida LAKEWATCH, Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management, Southwest Florida Water Management District, FDEP - Southwest Regional Operations Center

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    Groundwater Quantity: Aquifer Resource Indicator

    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 Coastal Pinellas/Anclote Watershed. Learn More about Stream Flow »

      River Flows Whole River Range Flows Data by Segment Levels Whole River Range Levels Data By Segment
      Anclote River In the past 30 days
      down Average river flow is slower than it has been historically.
      In the past 30 days
      down Average water levels are lower than they have been historically.
      South Branch Anclote River In the past 30 days
      down Average river flow is slower than it has been historically.
      In the past 30 days
      up Average water levels are higher than they have been historically.
      Rattlesnake Creek In the past 30 days
      same Average river flow is the same as it has been historically.
      In the past 30 days
      up Average water levels are higher than they have been historically.
      Curlew Creek In the past 30 days
      down Average river flow is slower than it has been historically.
      In the past 30 days
      up Average water levels are higher than they have been historically.
      Mckay 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.

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