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Brooker Creek Watershed

Brooker 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
OCT-DEC 2021 770 ug/l No Data Available 30 ug/l No Data Available 1 1
JUL-SEP 2021 920 ug/l No Data Available 75 ug/l No Data Available 1 2
JAN-MAR 2021 830 ug/l No Data Available 30 ug/l No Data Available 1 1
OCT-DEC 2020 850 ug/l No Data Available 40 ug/l No Data Available 1 2
JUL-SEP 2020 850 ug/l No Data Available 40 ug/l No Data Available 1 1
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available No Data Available

Source(s): EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring, EPC Water Quality Data, LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring, PINELLAS Water Quality Data, FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management, FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center, Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer , USGS National Water Information System, Pinellas County Department of Environmental Management

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 2022 883 ug/l No Data Available 29 ug/l No Data Available 28 28
OCT-DEC 2021 854 ug/l No Data Available 34 ug/l No Data Available 31 33
JUL-SEP 2021 856 ug/l No Data Available 31 ug/l No Data Available 35 46
APR-JUN 2021 913 ug/l No Data Available 28 ug/l No Data Available 30 45
JAN-MAR 2021 906 ug/l No Data Available 35 ug/l No Data Available 28 31
OCT-DEC 2020 771 ug/l No Data Available 31 ug/l No Data Available 32 32
JUL-SEP 2020 873 ug/l No Data Available 19 ug/l No Data Available 23 26
APR-JUN 2020 726 ug/l No Data Available 20 ug/l No Data Available 33 39
JAN-MAR 2020 805 ug/l No Data Available 21 ug/l No Data Available 45 106
Five Year Seasonal Graph No Data Available No Data Available
Five Year Graph of All Samples No Data Available No Data Available

Source(s): Hillsborough County Lake Assessments, EPC Water Quality data gathered from reports, Hillsborough County Environmental Management Division, LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality Sampling, LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality Monitoring, FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET, 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 Sampling Data (Ken Romie), SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program Data, USGS National Water Information System, FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section, Florida LAKEWATCH, 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 Brooker Creek Watershed. Learn More about Stream Flow »

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

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