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Florida Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

Florida Lakes and Rivers Map
Florida Rivers Shown on the Map:   Apalachicola River, Caloosahatchee River, Chipola River, Escambia River, Hillsboro Canal, Kissimmee River, Miami Canal, Ochlockonee River, Peace River, Santa Fe River, St. Johns River, St. Marys River, Suwannee River and Withlacoochee River.

Florida Lakes Shown on the Map:   Dead Lake, Lake Apopka, Lake George, Lake Harney, Lake Istokpoga, Lake Kissimmee, Lake Okeechobee and Lake Seminole.





Florida Stream and River Levels
Florida river levels mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Florida. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated Florida river and stream levels from USGS here.

Florida Stream and River Level Alerts
Florida water level alertsThe United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve Florida stream and river level alerts.

Florida Water Publications
Florida precipitation mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in Florida. View the water resource publications for Florida here.



Florida Drought Map
Florida drought mapThe United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current Florida drought map here.

Florida Precipitation Map
Florida precipitation mapThe National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Florida and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an Florida precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.

Florida Elevation Map
Florida elevation mapThe topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed Florida elevation map.


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