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Soldiers Creek

Soldiers Creek

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located within the following watersheds: Lake Jesup Watershed, Soldiers Creek Watershed

Biomonitoring Program

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This waterbody is part of our Biomonitoring Program.

The Biomonitoring Program helps to inform citizens about the monitoring of macroinvertebrate communities found in Seminole County's water resources.

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Associated Names

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

Water Resource Characteristics

Headwaters Two Unnamed Swamps West of Longwood Lake Mary, Seminole County
Mouth Lake Jessup
River Length Within Atlases 8 miles
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 24 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 292,455 samples ranging from 2/1/1972 to 11/23/2014. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data28282
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data28293
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data20010184
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data20010230
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data20010937
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data20010938
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20010184
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20010230
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20010246
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20010257
    Seminole County Legacy Storet Data70001
    Seminole County Legacy Storet Data70002
    Seminole County Legacy Storet Data70003
    Seminole County Macroinvertebrate MonitoringSOL
    Seminole County Water Quality DataSOL
    Seminole County Water Quality DataSOLDN-LM
    Seminole County Water Quality DataSOLUP-LM
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44066
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44078
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44344
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data79987
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data79998
    USGS National Water Information System02234365
    USGS National Water Information System02234384
     

    Watersheds and Drainage Basins

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    Watersheds are areas of land with waterways that flow to a common destination. The boundaries between watersheds are elevated areas called divides. In this Atlas, the watersheds are composed of groups of creeks that flow to a single bay or group of bays. Drainage basins are subunits of watersheds and are defined by the main creek that flows through them. Seminole County has five watersheds, named after the bays or river, and 3 drainage basins, named after the creeks. Stormwater improvements to reduce flooding and improve water quality are based on the drainage basin unit. Learn more about watersheds »

    Soldiers Creek is located within the Lake Jesup Watershed.

    Specific drainage basins within this watershed include:

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    Weather

    Weather

    The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by weather.com near Soldiers 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

      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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      Regulation

      Regulation

      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

      FWCC

      Fish Kill

      FWCC, Fish Kills
      1-800-636-0511

      General Concerns/Complaints

      FDEP
      1-407-897-2966

      Industrial Waste/Spill

      FDEP
      1-800-320-0519

      Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities

      FWCC, Wildlife Violations
      1-888-404-3922
      or via cell phone, dial *FWC or #FWC depending on service carrier

      Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts

      FDEP
      1-407-897-2966

      Aquatic Plant Removal

      FWCC
      1-407-275-4004

      Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading

      FDEP
      1-407-897-2966 or via cell phone, dial #DEP

      Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill

      FDEP
      1-407-897-2966

      Source(s): University of South Florida, Florida Center for Community Design and Research

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

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        Get Involved

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

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