A watershed (also called a drainage basin) is an area on the land surface from which water flows or has the potential to flow to a common destination. Watersheds are naturally separated from adjacent basins by topographic divides. Learn more about watersheds »
The Peace River - Peace Creek Canal Watershed is located within Polk County and spans 223.7 square miles. The watershed contains 151 named lakes/ponds, 11 named rivers/streams/canals and 0 named bays/bayous.
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The map below has icons denoting the locations of weather observation sites used by weather.com near Peace River - Peace Creek Canal Watershed (highlighted in blue). Click on an icon for a weather summary which includes current temperature, cloud conditions, humidity level, wind speed/direction, today's high and low temperature forecast, and summary forecast for the next four days. Weather.com data is a service of The Weather Channel, a 24-hour, 7-day network providing weather information via cable TV, internet, and radio.
This section provides links to capital improvement projects occurring in Polk County. Such activities may include stormwater control structures, retrofit projects, retention and detention ponds, and other stormwater pollution controls. Learn more about capital improvement projects »
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
FWCC, Fish Kills
|Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities||
FWCC, Wildlife Violations
|Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts||
|Aquatic Plant Removal||
|Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading||
|Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill||
FWCC - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
FDEP - Florida Department of Enviromental Protection
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