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Lake Tarpon

Tarpon, Lake


located within Lake Tarpon Watershed

Associated Names

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

2017 Fish Advisory In Effect

This water resource has a fish advisory in effect. Please see the Florida Fish Advisories publication.

Water Resource Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 2,529 acres
Mean Depth Not Available
Maximum Depth Not Available
Approximate Volume Not Available


Watershed Lake Tarpon Watershed
Latitude 28° 07' 06"
Longitude 82° 43' 22"
Section-Township-Range 29 27 16
USGS Quarter Quad OLDSMAR (NW)
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    Water Quality Sampling Sites
    Hydrology Sampling Sites
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 82 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 164,417 samples ranging from 3/11/1945 to 2/12/2018. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22550
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22551
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22556
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22559
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22560
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22565
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22567
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22568
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22573
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22575
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22576
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data22579
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data38925
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data39475
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data41629
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data45445
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data8821
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data8824
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data8832
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24040030
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24040031
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24040032
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24040210
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24040031
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data24040032
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data280447308242353
    FDEP Southwest District Sampling Data280453808242201
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringTarpon-Pinellas
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-03
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-04
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-05
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-06
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-07
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-08
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-09
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-10
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-11
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-12
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-13
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-14
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-15
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-16
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-17
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-18
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-19
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-20
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-21
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-22
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-23
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-24
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-25
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-26
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-27
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-28
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-29
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-30
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-31
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-32
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-33
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-34
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-35
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-36
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-37
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-38
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-39
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-42
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-43
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-44
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-45
    PINELLAS Water Quality Data03-46
    PINELLAS Water Quality DataLT
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data21375
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data22112
    USGS National Water Information System02307479
    USGS National Water Information System280506082422500
    USGS National Water Information System280522082423600
    USGS National Water Information System280556082432400
    USGS National Water Information System280640082434700
    USGS National Water Information System280730082431800
    USGS National Water Information System280754082433100
    USGS National Water Information System280825082425200
    USGS National Water Information System280850082432500

    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


    or Pinellas County Watershed Management

    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


    or Pinellas County Water & Navigation

    Aquatic Plant Removal

    1-813-744-6163 or 6164

    Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading

    1-813-632-7600 or via cell phone, dial #DEP

    or Pinellas County Watershed Management

    Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill


    or Pinellas County Water & Navigation

    Source(s): USF Water Institute

    FWCC - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    FDEP - Florida Department of Enviromental Protection

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      Get Involved


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      0 volunteers on Tarpon, Lake have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

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