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Horse Creek

Horse Creek


Associated Names

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

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters Unnamed Swamp, Hardee County
Mouth Peace River
River Length Within Atlases 58 miles

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    Hydrology Sampling Sites
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 46 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 89,135 samples ranging from 4/3/1935 to 5/28/2016. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    Biological Research Associates 1787A-A
    Biological Research Associates 1787A-B
    Biological Research Associates 1787A-C
    Biological Research Associates 1787A-D
    Biological Research Associates 1787A-E
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data38454
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data45608
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data47440
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data47453
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020111
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020420
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020422
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020423
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020427
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020428
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020429
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET25020430
    FDEP South District Sampling Data25020111
    FDEP South District Sampling Data25020420
    FDEP South District Sampling Data25020430
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25020111
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022973
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022974
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022976
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022979
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022983
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022984
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022985
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022986
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022987
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022988
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022989
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data25022990
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data271520008158046
    FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida)DES622GS
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data24049
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data24406
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataFLO-59
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET)23949
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data (STORET)24049
    USGS National Water Information System02297147
    USGS National Water Information System02297155
    USGS National Water Information System02297251
    USGS National Water Information System02297266
    USGS National Water Information System02297310
    USGS National Water Information System270930081575800



    The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by near Horse 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 Horse Creek have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

        Become a Volunteer! Click here to sign up for volunteering.

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