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Kissimmee, Lake (Osceola)

Lake Kissimmee (Osceola)

Kissimmee, Lake (Osceola)


located within the following watersheds: Kissimmee River - Above Lake Hatchineha Watershed, Kissimmee River - Below Lake Hatchineha Watershed

Associated Names

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

2017 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 30,762 acres
Mean Depth Not Available
Maximum Depth Not Available
Approximate Volume Not Available


Watershed Kissimmee River - Above Lake Hatchineha Watershed
Latitude 27° 54' 34"
Longitude 81° 16' 02"
Section-Township-Range N/A
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    Hydrology Sampling Sites
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    Data Summary

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    This water resource is monitored by 40 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 72,819 samples ranging from 8/13/1929 to 7/7/2017. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data34145
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data34155
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data34164
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data3506
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data37425
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data38018
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data38764
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data39559
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data40249
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data40895
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data41727
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data41731
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data41735
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data43500
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data45459
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data45462
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data47120
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data47124
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data8760
    FDEP Ambient Monitoring Sampling Data8769
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010085
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010086
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010087
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010088
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010089
    FDEP Central District Water Quality Data26010090
    FDEP, Water Quality Standards and Special Projects (Florida)OSC694NL
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data03090101-LK-22
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data03090101-LK-29
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data03090101-LK-30
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data03090101-LK-31
    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Water Quality Data03090101-LK-32
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringKissimmee-Osceola
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataCM5
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataE01
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataE02
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataE03
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataE04
    SFWMD Water Quality Sampling DataE06
    USGS National Water Information System02268900

    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 »

    Kissimmee, Lake (Osceola) is located within the Kissimmee River - Above 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


    Fish Kill

    FWCC, Fish Kills

    General Concerns/Complaints


    Industrial Waste/Spill


    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

    1-813-632-7600 or via cell phone, dial #DEP

    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 »

      1 volunteer on Kissimmee, Lake (Osceola) has 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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