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St. Joseph Sound

St. Joseph Sound

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located within Coastal Pinellas/Anclote Watershed

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Data Summary

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This water resource is monitored by 22 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 2,230,537 samples ranging from 1/17/1991 to 10/1/2014. The sites sampling this water resource are:

Datasource (click for details)Station ID
COAST Water Quality Monitoring20398
COAST Water Quality Monitoring20399
COAST Water Quality Monitoring20400
COAST Water Quality Monitoring22864
COAST Water Quality Monitoring22865
Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Predication System FHP
Florida Healthy Beaches Program and Data (Bacterial Counts)PINELLAS383
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200319
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200320
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200321
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200322
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200323
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200324
IMAP Water Quality DataWCC200325
LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringPiney Point-1-Pinellas
LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringPiney Point-2-Pinellas
LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringPiney Point-3-Pinellas
PINELLAS Water Quality Data07-01
PINELLAS Water Quality Data07-02
PINELLAS Water Quality Data07-04
PINELLAS Water Quality Data08-02
PINELLAS Water Quality DataW1
 

Water Resource Characteristics

Waterbody Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 18,264 acres

Location

Watershed Coastal Pinellas/Anclote Watershed
Latitude 28° 07' 11"
Longitude 82° 48' 37"
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Tributaries and Passes

Tributaries Anclote River, Innisbrook Canal, Minnow Creek, Smith Creek, Snead Creek
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    Tides

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    Tides affect everything from fish distribution to the water levels in coastal creeks and estuarine rivers. Boaters and fishermen are careful to time their activities to be in sync with tidal fluctuations. Tides have a big impact on local weather and the extent to which storm surges will impact us.

    The predicted high and low tides for today and tomorrow are shown below along with hourly tide predictions for the next 24 hours. Learn More about Tides »

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    Tide predictions are shown in feet referenced to Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW).
    Source: National Ocean Service (NOS) Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)
     
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      Regulation

      Regulation

      Who to call about environmental concerns and to report environmentally harmful activities. For potentially life threatening emergencies dial 911.

      Concern or Activity Contact(s)
      Dangerous Boating / Accidents

      FWCC, Division of Boating Safety
      1-850-488-5600 (to report an accident) or
      1-888-404-3922 (to report unsafe boating)

      Algal Blooms

      FWCC

      Fish Kill

      FWCC, Fish Kills
      1-800-636-0511

      General Concerns/Complaints

      FDEP
      1-813-632-7600

      Industrial Waste/Spill

      FDEP
      1-800-320-0519

      Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities

      FWCC, Wildlife Violations
      1-888-404-3922
      or via cell phone, dial *FWC or #FWC depending on service carrier

      Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts

      FDEP
      1-813-632-7600

      Aquatic Plant Removal

      FWCC
      1-813-744-6163 or 6164

      Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading

      FDEP
      1-813-632-7600 or via cell phone, dial #DEP

      Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill

      FDEP
      1-813-632-7600

      Source(s): University of South Florida, Florida Center for Community Design and Research

      Legend:
      FWCC - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
      FDEP - Florida Department of Enviromental Protection

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        Report Water Pollution

        Pollution

        Every one of us contributes pollution to our streams, lakes, bays and oceans. The wastewater, dirt, and debris of our lives eventually drains downstream. Each of us must minimize our contribution to keep our waterways healthy and enjoyable. Some materials are powerful pollutants like raw sewage, petroleum, or pesticides, but even natural, biodegradable plant materials can add nitrogen to water resources and cause algal blooms and fish kills. Please use the information below to assist you in reporting an incident to the correct agency. Learn More about Reporting Pollution »

        To Report Water Pollution:

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        0 volunteers on St. Joseph Sound have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

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        Historic Information

        Historic Information

        Visit the following links to view historical information on this water resource:

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