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Crooked Lake

Crooked Lake


located within Kissimmee River - Below Lake Hatchineha Watershed

Associated Names

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

2018 Fish Advisory In Effect

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

Water Resource Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 4,274 acres
Mean Depth 13.0 feet
Maximum Depth 45.0 feet
Approximate Volume 21,649,953,572 gallons


Watershed Kissimmee River - Below Lake Hatchineha Watershed
Latitude 27° 50' 11"
Longitude 81° 32' 39"
Section-Township-Range 29-30-28
USGS Quarter Quad BABSON PARK ( NE )
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 28 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 16,382 samples ranging from 4/29/1945 to 12/4/2018. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET26010313
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section34141
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section37010
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section38310
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section45449
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringCrooked-Babson Park-Polk
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringCrooked-Polk
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringCrooked-Seminole Rd. drain-Polk
    Polk County Parks & Natural Resources DivisionCROOKED
    Polk County Parks & Natural Resources DivisionCROOKED3
    Polk County Parks & Natural Resources DivisionCROOKED5
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data23857
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section Data24495
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataRNF-63
    SWFWMD Hydrologic Data Section DataSTA-323
    SWFWMD Water Quality Monitoring Program DataSTA0322000032300
    USGS National Water Information System02269200
    USGS National Water Information System274708081343900
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343001
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343002
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343003
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343004
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343005
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343006
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343007
    USGS National Water Information System274830081343008
    USGS National Water Information System274843081345600
    USGS National Water Information System274949081325700

    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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    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. Polk County has five watersheds, named after the bays or river, and 1 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 »

    Crooked Lake is located within the Kissimmee River - Below Lake Hatchineha Watershed.

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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


    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

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      Get Involved


      Polk 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 »

      3 volunteers on Crooked 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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      Related Links

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