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Hillsborough River

Hillsborough River

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located within the following watersheds: Duck Pond Watershed, Hillsborough River Watershed, Lower Hillsborough River Watershed

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Description

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

The data on this page indicate how fast the water is moving and how deep the water is on this water resource.

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Water Levels

Water levels typically follow rainfall patterns during periods of wet weather and drought. From these data, one can get a picture of how recent flood or drought events compare to historical data. Learn more about river water levels »

Water Levels NAVD88
Latest Value 23.25 ft. 5/29/2020 Source: USGS_NWIS
Historic Norm for Month 23.28 ft. 2020 - 2020
Historic Range 23.0 - 30.5 ft. 8/12/2019 - 5/29/2020 290 samples
FEMA Levels No Data
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Bathymetric Maps and Depth Information

These are the latest available contour maps of the river section's bottom. These maps are used to determine the volume of river section which can be useful in calculating flow volume and for determining where deep and shallow spots exist in a section of the river as well as to see the channel of the river. Learn more about bathymetric maps »

View Map Details Method River Elevation
View Contour Map
Date: 11/12/2011
Source: USFWI_ASSESSMENT
DGPS-SONAR Unknown ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 9/13/2010
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River from Big Ditch to Fletcher Avenue bridge
DGPS_SONAR 25.86 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 9/28/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River at Hillsborough River State Park
DGPS_SONAR 1.87 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 9/23/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River at Rowlett Park
DGPS_SONAR 2.32 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 9/21/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River at University of Tampa
DGPS_SONAR 11.51 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 7/9/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River at Natures Classroom
DGPS_SONAR 23.98 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 7/7/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River at Morris Bridge
DGPS_SONAR 27.15 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 6/2/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River from 40th St. to Dam
DGPS_SONAR 22.78 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 4/27/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River Reach 03100205000003 Above Fowler Ave.
DGPS_SONAR 19.21 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 4/23/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River Reach 03100205000004 Below Lettuce Lake Park to Above Fowler Ave.
DGPS_SONAR 19.76 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Date: 4/7/2009
Source: HILLCO-USF_BATHYMETRY
Hillsborough River from Fowler Ave. to 40th St. Bridge
DGPS_SONAR 21.78 ft. (UNKNOWN)
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Stream Flow and Levels

Stream level and flow data for Hillsborough River. Learn More about Stream Flow »

River Flows Whole River Range Flows Data by Segment Levels Whole River Range Levels Data By Segment
Hillsborough 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.

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

Source(s): Not Available
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