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Alligator Lake

Alligator Lake


located within Coastal Old Tampa Bay Watershed

Associated Names

  • There are no associated names for this body of water.

Water Resource Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 79.13 acres
Mean Depth Not Available
Maximum Depth Not Available
Approximate Volume Not Available


Watershed Coastal Old Tampa Bay Watershed
Latitude 27° 58' 55"
Longitude 82° 41' 50"
Section-Township-Range 9 29 16
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 23 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 26,951 samples ranging from 5/14/1948 to 12/6/2017. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    Biological Research Associates 1574A-A
    Biological Research Associates 1574A-B
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data27584728241429
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275847408241422
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275849608242035
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275850408241508
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275852824149
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275855008241596
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data275858608241459
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringAlligator-Pinellas
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-01
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-07
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-1A
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-1B
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-1C
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-1D
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-2A
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-2B
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-2C
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data14-2D
    SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program DataSTA0265000026500
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET)22096
    USGS National Water Information System02307696

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    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


    Fish Kill

    FWCC, Fish Kills

    General Concerns/Complaints


    Industrial Waste/Spill


    Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities

    FWCC, Wildlife Violations
    or via cell phone, dial *FWC or #FWC depending on service carrier

    Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts


    Aquatic Plant Removal

    1-813-744-6163 or 6164

    Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading

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

    Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill


    Source(s): USF Water Institute

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

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