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Davie:
(954) 377-5900
Ft. Myers:
(239) 275-8448
Lutz:
(813) 498-5000
Orlando:
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Tallahassee:
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Puerto Rico

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Water Resources of Florida

The mission of the Water Discipline, which supports the overall mission of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the U.S. Geological Survey, is to provide the hydrologic information and understanding needed for the best use and management of the Nation's water resources for the benefit of the people of the United States.


 Science Websites


Gulf of Mexico Dashboard USGS Observation Stations Hurricane Information Water Level and Salinity Analysis Mapper Floridan Aquifer System Groundwater Availability Study website South Florida Information Access website 
Regional Assessment of Groundwater Quality in the Floridan, Biscayne, and Surficial Aquifer Systems USGS South Florida Coastal Stations Florida Active Water Level Network
Gulf of Mexico Dashboard USGS Observation Stations (Click on image)
Hurricane Information (Click on image)
Floridan Aquifer System Groundwater Availability Study website (Click on image)
South Florida Information Access (Click on image)
Regional Assessment of Groundwater Quality (Click on image)
USGS South Florida Coastal Stations (Click on image)
Florida Active Water Level Network (Click on image)
Water Level and Salinity Analysis Mapper (Click on image)

 USGS Florida Science Highlights

Effects of surface-water and groundwater inflows and outflows on the hydrology of the Tsala Apopka Lake Basin in Citrus County, Florida

cover image: Hydrogeologic setting, conceptual groundwater flow system, and hydrologic conditions 1995–2010 in Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Southwest Florida Water Management District, initiated a study to quantify the inflows and outflows in the Floral City, Inverness, and Hernando pools of the Tsala Apopka Lake Basin in Citrus County, Florida. This study assesses hydrologic changes in pool stages, groundwater levels, spring flows, and streamflows caused by the diversion of streamflow from the Withlacoochee River to the Tsala Apopka Lake Basin through water-control structures. A surface-water/groundwater flow model was developed using hydraulic parameters for lakes, streams, the unsaturated zone, and the underlying surficial and Upper Floridan aquifers estimated using an inverse modeling calibration technique.
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 USGS Monitoring Tools

Water Alert iconThe USGS WaterAlert service sends e-mail or text messages when certain parameters measured by a USGS water-monitoring site exceed user-definable thresholds.

You can subscribe to Florida water-monitoring sites and be alerted when high water hits.


NWIS-geo interfaceThe NWIS-geo mapper shows real-time water data collected at USGS observation stations in context with weather-related data from other public sources. It also includes 'rate of change' option for streams shows rising and falling conditions. Information is updated automatically.



NWISmapper interfaceThe USGS provides current ("real-time") stream stage and streamflow, water-quality, and groundwater levels for sites in Florida. The NWIS Mapper is available to display active and historical station locations with links to their available data.




 Recent Newsletters for the Florida Water Science Center

Newsletter cover, Summer 2016The USGS Caribbean-Florida Water Science Center (CFWSC) Newsletter offers information about recent activities of the CFWSC. The CFWSC has more than 130 scientists, technicians, and support personnel in five offices that collect, interpret, and publish water-resource information for the State and the Nation. Each issue of the newsletter will highlight important hydrologic events and significant scientific projects and achievements by CFWSC staff.

 

Most recent CFWSC Newsletter: Winter 2017




 Gages Remain Unfunded

warning iconBudget shortfalls at all levels of government continue to cause reductions in the amount of hydrologic data collected by the USGS. Please visit the USGS Threatened and Endangered Stations website to view a map of all threatened, endangered, or recently discontinued stations. Although historic data for these sites will remain accessible through NWISWeb, no new data will be collected by the USGS. For some sites, data collection has been taken over by other agencies and new data may be available through them.


 Florida Weather


 Recent Publications


cover image: Scientific Investigations Report 2018-5055 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2018-5055

Effects of surface-water and groundwater inflows and outflows on the hydrology of the Tsala Apopka Lake Basin in Citrus County, Florida
cover image: Hydrogeologic setting, conceptual groundwater flow system, and hydrologic conditions 1995–2010 in Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina Scientific Investigations Report 2018-5030

Hydrogeologic setting, conceptual groundwater flow system, and hydrologic conditions 1995–2010 in Florida and parts of Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina
cover image: Hydrologic and water-quality characteristics of Caño Boquerón, Cabo Rojo, and Puerto Mosquito, Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, July 2015–July 2016 Scientific Investigations Report 2018-5018

Hydrologic and water-quality characteristics of Caño Boquerón, Cabo Rojo, and Puerto Mosquito, Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico, July 2015–July 2016
cover image: Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5145 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5145

Distribution of effluent injected into the Boulder Zone of the Floridan aquifer system at the North District Wastewater Treatment Plant, southeastern Florida, 1997–2011
cover image: OPem File Report 2018-1014 - click to go to the document Open File Report 2018-1014

Relations between total phosphorus and orthophosphorus concentrations and rainfall, surface-water discharge, and groundwater levels in Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation, Florida, 2014–16
cover image: Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5132 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5132

Groundwater levels, geochemistry, and water budget of the Tsala Apopka Lake system, west-central Florida, 2004–12
cover image: Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5109 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5109

Sequence stratigraphy, seismic stratigraphy, and seismic structures of the lower intermediate confining unit and most of the Floridan aquifer system, Broward County, Florida
cover image: Fact Sheet 2017-3069 - click to go to the document Fact Sheet 2017-3069

Everglades Depth Estimation Network (EDEN)—A decade of serving hydrologic information to scientists and resource managers
cover image: Open-File Report 2017-1082 - click to go to the document Open-File Report 2017-1082

Agricultural irrigated land-use inventory for Polk County, Florida, 2016
cover image: OFR 2017-1074, - click to go to the document U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2017-1074

Lithofacies and sequence stratigraphic description of the upper part of the Avon Park Formation and the Arcadia Formation in U.S. Geological Survey G–2984 test corehole
cover image: Professional Paper 1807, 140 p., 23 pls - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Map 3380

Map of the approximate inland extent of saltwater at the base of the Biscayne aquifer in the Model Land Area of Miami-Dade County, Florida, 2016
cover image: Scientific Report 2017-5045 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2017-5045

Sanitary Quality of Surface Water During Base-Flow Conditions in the Municipality of Caguas, Puerto Rico, 2014–15: A Comparison With Results From a Similar 1997–99 Study
cover image: Scientific Investigations Map 2016-5142 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5142

The effects of forest cover on base flow of streams in the mountainous interior of Puerto Rico, 2010
cover image: Open-File Report 2016-1190 - click to go to the document Open-File Report 2016-1190

Sources of groundwater and characteristics of surface-water recharge at Bell, White, and Suwannee Springs, Florida, 2012–13
cover image: Open-File Report 2016-1194 - click to go to the document Open-File Report 2016-1194

Collection, processing, and quality assurance of time-series electromagnetic-induction log datasets, 1995–2016, south Florida
cover image: Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5158 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5158

Flow characteristics and salinity patterns of tidal rivers within the northern Ten Thousand Islands, southwest Florida, water years 2007–14
cover image: Scientific Investigations Map 2016-3368 - click to go to the document Scientific Investigations Map 2016-3368

Sedimentation survey of Lago Caonillas, Utuado, Puerto Rico, September–November 2012
cover image: Dam failure analysis for the Lago El Guineo Dam, Orocovis, Puerto Rico Open-File Report 2016-1166

Discharge, water temperature, and water quality of Warm Mineral Springs, Sarasota County, Florida: A retrospective analysis
cover image: Dam failure analysis for the Lago El Guineo Dam, Orocovis, Puerto Rico Scientific Investigations Report 2016-5070

Dam failure analysis for the Lago El Guineo Dam, Orocovis, Puerto Rico
cover image: Agricultural irrigated land-use inventory for the counties in the Suwannee River Water Management District in Florida, 2015 Open-File Report 2016-1111

Agricultural irrigated land-use inventory for the counties in the Suwannee River Water Management District in Florida, 2015

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 Florida Water Watch

Map of real-time streamflow compared to historical streamflow for the day of the year


Current streamflow conditions in Florida; click to go to a live map.
Map legend showing percentile class groups.

WaterWatch is a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website that displays maps, graphs, and tables describing real-time, recent, and past streamflow conditions for the United States. The real-time information generally is updated on an hourly basis. WaterWatch provides streamgage-based maps that show the location of long-term (30 years or more) USGS streamgages; use colors to represent streamflow conditions compared to historical streamflow. Click here for more information




 SOFIA

Access to information about USGS science in south Florida

USGS Florida WaterWatch home page.South Florida Information Access (SOFIA) is an interdisciplinary service that provides coherent information access in support of research, decision making, and resource management for the South Florida ecosystem restoration effort. Sponsored by the USGS Priority Ecosystems Science Initiative (PES, formerly the USGS Place-Based Studies Program (PBS)), SOFIA offers a suite of information systems and tools enabling the selection, organization, documentation, dissemination and storage of data and other information products



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