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East Reedy Creek

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Description

Explore general as well as scientific information about the movement, chemistry and biology of area surface water environments.

The data on this page are designed to give you a picture of the total health of this waterbody. Click the "Learn More" text to learn more about each parameter shown and how it indicates Water Quality.

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Water Quality Index

Water Quality Index (WQI) is an average of 5 different parameters giving a river a good (0-45), fair (45-60), or poor (60+) rating. Learn more about the Water Quality Index »

 
Water Quality Index

Whole River Range

66 - 66
Poor - Poor
Apr-Jun 2014

Data by River Segment



 
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Nutrient Chemistry

Although present in all surface waters, nutrients are among the leading causes of degradation of Florida water resources. Learn more about nutrient chemistry »

Nutrient Chemistry
Parameter Latest Value Historic Range Additional Information
Total Nitrogen (TN) No Data Available 581.0 - 37,000.0 ug/L
5/26/1970 - 4/14/2014
51 samples
Total Phosphorus (TP) No Data Available 10.0 - 6,000.0 ug/L
4/30/1969 - 4/14/2014
76 samples
Chlorophyll a,
uncorrected for
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No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
Chlorophyll a,
corrected for
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No Data Available 1.2 - 18.0 ug/L
9/11/2000 - 4/14/2014
2 samples
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    Water Clarity

    Water clarity or turbidity measures the degree to which light is blocked because the water is cloudy or contains suspended particles, such as algae. Water clarity is one indicator of a waterbody's ability to sustain plants and wildlife. Learn more about water clarity »

     
    Water Clarity

    Whole River Range

    No data available

    No turbidity data is currently available.

    Data by River Segment

    • No data table or graph available

     
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      Bacteria

      The currently used bacterial indicators for recreational waters include total coliform, fecal coliform and enterococcus. Indicator organisms themselves are not necessarily pathogenic but their presence "indicates" or suggests recent contamination by human sewage or other waste which may result in human illness. Sources of contamination include storm water runoff, sewage overflows and feces from wild and domestic animals. Learn more about bacteria »

      Bacteria
      Parameter Latest Value Historic Range Additional Information
      Fecal Coliform No Data Available 0 - 42 CFU/100ml
      4/10/1973 - 9/11/2000
      3 samples
      Total Coliform No Data Available 60 - 8,800 CFU/100ml
      11/24/1969 - 9/11/2000
      23 samples
      Enterococcus No Data Available 26 - 26 CFU/100ml
      9/11/2000 - 9/11/2000
      1 samples
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        Dissolved Oxygen

        Dissolved Oxygen (DO) is one of the most important indicators of water quality. It is essential for the survival of fish and other aquatic organisms. Learn more about dissolved oxygen »

        Additional Parameters
        Parameter Latest Value Historic Range Additional Information
        Dissolved Oxygen No Data Available 0.5 - 11.5 mg/l
        5/26/1970 - 4/14/2014
        118 samples
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          Salinity

          Salinity
          Salinity measures the amount of salts dissolved in water. An estuary can exhibit a change in salinity throughout its length as fresh water entering from the tributaries mixes with seawater from the ocean. Learn more about salinity »
          Parameter Latest Value Historic Range Additional Information
          Salinity No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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          Impaired Waters

          The Impaired Waters Data is the most recent available data from FDEP, but it may not reflect the current FDEP impaired list. These data are updated when and as soon as they are made available from FDEP.

          Pollution

          This waterbody is not impaired according to the Impaired Waters Rule (IWR) Chapter 62-303 F.A.C.. Impairment is a status given to waters that are not supporting their designated uses for a particular analyte. All water resources in this county are designated as Class III waters. Class III waters are considered recreational use waters, which means that the water should be fishable and swimmable. Class II waters are for shellfish propagation and harvesting. Class I waters are considered potable (drinkable) water supplies. Learn more about impaired waters »

          Pollutants

          This waterbody has no known pollutants.

           
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