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Double Branch Creek

Double Branch Creek


located within Coastal Old Tampa Bay Watershed

Associated Names

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

Tidal Stream Assessment

Learn more about the bathymetric mapping, vegetation survey, and habitat assessment performed on this tidal stream.

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters West of Countryway Blvd and Glenfield Ave In Hillsborough County
Mouth Old Tampa Bay
River Length Within Atlases 11 miles

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    Water Quality Sampling Sites
    Hydrology Sampling Sites
    Other Sampling Sites

    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 22 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 275,330 samples ranging from 4/15/1964 to 5/27/2017. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring101
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring156
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring157
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring172
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring173
    EPC Pollution Loading Estimates156
    EPC Pollution Loading Estimates157
    EPC Pollution Loading Estimates172
    EPC Pollution Loading Estimates173
    EPC Water Quality Data101
    EPC Water Quality Data156
    EPC Water Quality Data157
    EPC Water Quality data gathered from reports30
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data280131008237838
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data280147008238030
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsDouble Branch 2
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsDouble Branch 3
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringDouble Branch-320-Hillsborough
    Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer 320
    USGS National Water Information System02307032
    USGS National Water Information System02307034
    USGS National Water Information System280228082384200



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