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Brushy Creek

Brushy Creek


located within Coastal Old Tampa Bay Watershed

Associated Names

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

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters East of Hwy 589 In Hillsborough County
Mouth Rocky Creek
River Length Within Atlases 9 miles

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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 21 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 104,926 samples ranging from 5/5/1975 to 4/27/2017. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring161
    EPC Water Quality Data161
    EPC Water Quality data gathered from reports16
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22075
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24030151
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24040110
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data280503823129
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data2806340823050
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data28353823320
    FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida)HIL545US
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBrushy Creek-305-Hillsborough
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBrushy Creek-307-Hillsborough
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBrushy Creek-308-Hillsborough
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBrushy Creek-309-Hillsborough
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBrushy Creek-314-Hillsborough
    Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer 305
    Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer 309
    Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer 314
    USGS National Water Information System02306904
    USGS National Water Information System02306910
    USGS National Water Information System02306950



    The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by near Brushy Creek (highlighted in blue). Click on an icon for a weather summary which includes current temperature, cloud conditions, humidity level, wind speed/direction, today's high and low temperature forecast, and summary forecast for the next four days. data is a service of The Weather Channel, a 24-hour, 7-day network providing weather information via cable TV, internet, and radio.

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      Report Water 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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      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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        Get Involved


        Tampa Bay needs you to help manage and protect its natural resources! Fill out this form, and we will contact you with more information about becoming a volunteer. Learn more about volunteering »

        0 volunteers on Brushy Creek have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

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