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Baker Creek

Baker Creek


located within Hillsborough Bay Watershed

Associated Names

  • Seffner Canal

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters South of E Dr King Blvd and Csx Rr Tracks In Hillsborough Co
Mouth Lake Thonotosassa
River Length Within Atlases 8 miles
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 32 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 762,256 samples ranging from 5/28/1959 to 3/26/2015. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring107
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring168
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring175
    EPC Pollution Loading Estimates107
    EPC Water Quality Data107
    EPC Water Quality Data168
    EPC Water Quality Data534
    EPC Water Quality data gathered from reports8
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data41317
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data42350
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030034
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030079
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030119
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24030079
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24030119
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsBaker Creek at Pemberton Sage Ct.
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsBaker Creek @ 574
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsBaker Creek @ Hwy 92
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsBaker Creek at Pemberton Sage
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsBaker Creek at Thonotosassa Rd
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringBaker Creek-111-Hillsborough
    Quarterly Routine Water Monitoring529
    Quarterly Routine Water Monitoring530
    Quarterly Routine Water Monitoring534
    Stream Waterwatch Water Quality Data, Volunteer 111
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data18317
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data19470
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataFLO-20
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataRNF-407
    USGS National Water Information System02303205
    USGS National Water Information System02303254
    USGS National Water Information System02303271



    The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by weather.com near Baker 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. Weather.com 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): University of South Florida, Florida Center for Community Design and Research

      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 Baker Creek have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

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        Historic Information

        Historic Information

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