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Lake Thonotosassa

Thonotosassa, Lake


located within Pemberton Creek Watershed

Associated Names

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

2020 Fish Advisory In Effect

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

Lake Management Program

This water resource is not currently a part of our Lake Management Program.

The Lake Management Program helps citizens learn to maintain their neighborhood lakes by providing them with the resources and expertise they need to successfully do so.

Water Resource Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 947 acres
Mean Depth 6.0 feet
Maximum Depth 13.0 feet
Approximate Volume 2,467,261,690 gallons


Watershed Pemberton Creek Watershed
Latitude 28° 03' 39"
Longitude 82° 16' 39"
Section-Township-Range 11-28-20
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    Data Summary

    This water resource is monitored by 67 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 117,240 samples ranging from 9/11/1956 to 2/26/2020. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring118
    EPC Monthly Routine Water Monitoring135
    EPC Water Quality Data118
    EPC Water Quality Data135
    EPC Water Quality data gathered from reports5383
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030014
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030015
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030016
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030017
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030018
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030019
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030020
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030021
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030022
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030023
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030024
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030025
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030026
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030030
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030031
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030033
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET24030124
    FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center24030022
    FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center24030124
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28331
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28333
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28334
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28343
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28350
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section28352
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section45446
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section53843
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsLake Thonotosassa
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsLake Thonotosassa 1
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsLake Thonotosassa 2
    Hillsborough County Lake AssessmentsLake Thonotosassa 3
    Hillsborough County Water QualityLake Thonotosassa
    LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality SamplingThonotosassa-Hillsborough
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringThonotosassa-Hillsborough
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data19196
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data19446
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataRNF-21
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataSTA-242
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data670255
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data670256
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data670257
    SWFWMD Water Quality Sampling Data670258
    USGS National Water Information System02303290
    USGS National Water Information System280313082162600
    USGS National Water Information System280313082162601
    USGS National Water Information System280313082165000
    USGS National Water Information System280313082165001
    USGS National Water Information System280338082162700
    USGS National Water Information System280338082162701
    USGS National Water Information System280338082165700
    USGS National Water Information System280338082165701
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164201
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164202
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164203
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164204
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164205
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164206
    USGS National Water Information System280340082164207
    USGS National Water Information System280405082162500
    USGS National Water Information System280405082162501
    USGS National Water Information System280405082164600
    USGS National Water Information System280405082164601

    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

    FDEP 1-850-305-3903

    Fish Kill

    FWCC, Fish Kills


    General Concerns/Complaints



    Industrial Waste/Spill

    FDEP State Watch Office


    Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities

    FWCC, Wildlife Violations
    or via cell phone, dial *FWC or #FWC depending on service carrier

    Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts



    Aquatic Plant Removal

    1-813-744-6163 or 6164

    Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading



    Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill



    Source(s): USF Water Institute

    FWCC - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    FDEP - Florida Department of Enviromental Protection
    EPC - Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) of Hillsborough County

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      Get Involved

      Hillsborough 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 Thonotosassa, Lake have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

      Become a Volunteer! Click here to sign up for volunteering.

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