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Frog Creek

Frog Creek


located within Lower Tampa Bay Watershed

Associated Names

  • Cedar Drain

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters Cedar Drain
Mouth Terra Ceia Bay
River Length Within Atlases 6 miles

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    Hydrology Sampling Sites
    Other Sampling Sites

    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 23 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 650,854 samples ranging from 2/15/1962 to 5/30/2016. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    EPC Tidal StreamsMCTS0605FCBS01
    EPC Tidal StreamsMCTS0605FCBS03
    EPC Tidal StreamsMCTS0609FCBS02
    EPC Tidal StreamsMCTS0609FCBS03
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22073
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22085
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24010237
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24010239
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data273451008230480
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data273451008231385
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data273522308232452
    Manatee County Environmental Management Sampling DataFC1
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data26254
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data26255
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataFLO-932
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataRNF-554
    USGS National Water Information System02300075
    USGS National Water Information System02300078
    USGS National Water Information System02300082
    USGS National Water Information System023000825
    USGS National Water Information System02300084
    USGS National Water Information System023000842
    USGS National Water Information System023000843



    The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by near Frog 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 Frog 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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