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Big Econlockhatchee Watershed

Big Econlockhatchee Watershed

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What is a Watershed?

A watershed (also called a drainage basin) is an area on the land surface from which water flows or has the potential to flow to a common destination. Watersheds are naturally separated from adjacent basins by topographic divides. Learn more about watersheds »

Description

The Big Econlockhatchee Watershed is located within Seminole County and spans 46.0 square miles. The watershed contains 23 named lakes/ponds, 6 named rivers/streams/canals and 0 named bays/bayous.

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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
1-407-897-4100

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
1-407-897-4100

Aquatic Plant Removal

FWCC
1-407-275-4004

Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading

FDEP
1-407-897-4100 or via cell phone, dial #DEP

Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill

FDEP
1-407-897-4100

Source(s): USF Water Institute

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

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