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Florida Atlas of Lakes

Welcome to the Florida Atlas of Lakes homepage.

Please take a moment to read about what's happening with the program, search our list of lakes or contact us.

The Florida Atlas of Lakes is a website designed for Lake Volunteers across Florida by the University of South Florida’s Water Atlas Program and supported by the Florida Lake Management Society (FLMS) and Florida LAKEWATCH.  The purpose of the atlas is to highlight the critical lake water resources in Florida and to demonstrate the value of Florida’s many lake volunteers. 
Florida Lake Management Society
The mission of the Florida Lake Management Society is to promote protection, enhancement, conservation, restoration, and management of Florida's aquatic resources; provide a forum for education and information exchange; and advocate environmentally sound and economically feasible lake and aquatic resource management for the citizens of Florida.
Florida LAKEWATCH 
Florida LAKEWATCH is a volunteer citizen lake monitoring program that facilitates "hands-on" citizen participation in the management of Florida lakes through monthly monitoring activities.    Coordinated through the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences/Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, the program has been in existence since 1986. In 1991 the Florida Legislature recognized the importance of the program and established Florida LAKEWATCH in the state statutes (Florida Statute 1004.49.). LAKEWATCH is now one of the largest lake monitoring programs in the nation with over 1800 trained citizens monitoring 600+ lakes.

 

AnnouncementsWhat's happening with the Florida Atlas of Lakes Program

7/11/2014 - by Florida LAKEWATCH
Read the June 2014 LAKEWATCH newsletter View Announcement Attachment
The June 2014 version of the Florida LAKEWATCH newsletter is now available. The newsletter is dedicated to sharing water management information and information about the UF/IFAS Florida LAKEWATCH program at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation. It can be found at:

6/26/2014 - by Florida Center
2014 Fish Consumption Advisories View Announcement Attachment
Advisories are published to alert consumers about the possibility of chemically contaminated fish in Florida Waters. They inform the public of potential health risks of specific species from specific water bodies, and include: General info about the role of fish in the diet and risks of consumption; eating guidelines for lakes and rivers; eating guidelines for marine/estuarine fish species; consumption advisories for water bodies/contaminants, for dioxin, PCBs, pesticides and saxitoxin.

Contact UsWe want to hear from you

For more information about the Florida Atlas of Lakes, please contact:

Florida LAKEWATCH

E-mail: FL-lakewatch@ufl.edu

Phone: (352) 392-4817

Find a LakeSearch by lake name

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Filter by Lake type:All Lakes LAKEWATCH Only,
Filter by County:All Counties Sponsoring Counties,
or Filter by Region: All NE NW SE SW
Waterbody IDLake NameWaterbody TypeCountyRegionLW?
82038-ball LakeLakeLakeNW1
1002249A A Hilton PondLakeOkaloosaNW0
1002251A J Kennedy Pond OneLakeOkaloosaNW0
1002250A J Kennedy Pond TwoLakeOkaloosaNW0
1002216A J Spencer PondLakeSanta RosaNW0
1002240A S T Kraysland PondLakeGadsdenSW0
220001Abbott LakeLakeVolusiaNE0
7048Acenbrack, LakeLakePinellasSW0
220002Acorn Fish LakeLakeVolusiaNE0
1000007Acorn LakeLakeFranklinSW0

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