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Water Quality Contour Mapping Request

This page contains detailed information on the Turbidity (NTU) request made for the period of 10/25/1977 to 4/10/2012.

You will see information on the bay segments along with supporting metadata for the sampling locations used. To download the requested map click the "View Contour Map Document" link below.

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Disclaimer

Like any data provisioning system, the Water Quality Contour Mapping application has some restrictions to use. The below disclaimer should be read carefully before requesting contour maps. Also, the user should fully understand that the information provided should in no way be altered to misrepresent data content or the degree of accuracy provided by the data.

  • The data obtained from the Sarasota County Water Atlas may be provisional and thus subject to revision. The sponsoring project partners, the Florida Center for Community Design and Research at the University of South Florida, and the University of South Florida specifically disclaim any warranty, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use. The entire risk as to quality and performance is with the user.
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Turbidity (NTU)

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  • Request ID: 596
  • Request Completed On: 5/30/2012
  • Characteristic: Turbidity (NTU)
  • Date Range: 10/25/1977 - 4/10/2012
Bay Segment# Data Sources# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Blackburn Bay 4546,449 4.05 NTU
0.20 - 39.00 NTU
11/1/1979 - 4/10/2012
Blind Pass 1116 3.60 NTU
1.20 - 6.30 NTU
8/8/1990 - 5/10/1994
Clower Creek 1110 15.32 NTU
3.60 - 29.60 NTU
3/4/2003 - 12/15/2003
Curry Creek 33133 2.62 NTU
0.70 - 10.80 NTU
12/13/1977 - 12/8/2008
Dona Bay 3261,516 4.58 NTU
0.35 - 23.00 NTU
11/1/1979 - 4/10/2012
Dryman Bay 4151,446 3.07 NTU
1.00 - 8.50 NTU
11/1/1979 - 4/10/2012
Elligraw Bayou 44143 5.75 NTU
1.00 - 35.00 NTU
10/25/1977 - 5/16/2005
Gottfried Creek 2391 2.75 NTU
1.00 - 30.00 NTU
10/13/1982 - 11/5/2007
Hatchett Creek 22113 3.55 NTU
1.20 - 21.20 NTU
12/13/1977 - 9/23/1992
Hudson Bayou 44130 4.26 NTU
0.27 - 12.30 NTU
4/28/1980 - 10/21/2008
Intracoastal Waterway Venice 3141,559 4.02 NTU
1.50 - 9.80 NTU
11/1/1979 - 4/10/2012
Lemon Bay 6988,907 3.31 NTU
0.20 - 93.00 NTU
11/8/1979 - 4/10/2012
Little Sarasota Bay 6755,822 4.06 NTU
0.60 - 15.00 NTU
10/25/1979 - 4/10/2012
Lyons Bay 213440 4.04 NTU
0.90 - 35.00 NTU
8/8/1990 - 4/10/2012
Matheny Creek 33130 4.46 NTU
1.10 - 82.00 NTU
10/25/1977 - 5/10/1994
North Creek 1117 5.59 NTU
2.00 - 14.10 NTU
8/8/1990 - 5/10/1994
Other Waterbodies 619758 4.53 NTU
0.30 - 14.50 NTU
10/25/1979 - 8/17/2004
Phillippi Creek 1171 3.98 NTU
1.20 - 8.50 NTU
10/25/1979 - 4/26/1989
Roberts Bay Sarasota 5768,323 4.18 NTU
0.85 - 24.00 NTU
10/25/1979 - 4/10/2012
Roberts Bay Venice 3221,524 4.29 NTU
0.60 - 35.00 NTU
11/1/1979 - 4/10/2012
Sarasota Bay 732243,714 3.26 NTU
0.05 - 87.00 NTU
10/25/1979 - 4/10/2012
South Creek 45150 3.91 NTU
1.10 - 23.00 NTU
11/7/1977 - 12/8/2008
Whitaker Bayou 47259 5.09 NTU
1.30 - 31.30 NTU
11/15/1977 - 10/21/2008
Data Source# Stations# SamplesAverage ValueData Range
Shellfish Environmental Assessment Data 245,253 2.86 NTU
0.09 - 93.00 NTU
9/3/1985 - 6/18/2003
FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET 613,584 3.89 NTU
0.27 - 82.00 NTU
10/25/1977 - 7/16/1998
Mote Marine Historic Data from Legacy STORET 51842 4.28 NTU
0.10 - 35.00 NTU
8/8/1990 - 5/10/1994
Sarasota County Historic Data from Legacy STORET 491,192 4.38 NTU
0.70 - 35.00 NTU
1/5/1989 - 9/28/1992
Sarasota County Environmental Services Department Sampling Data 55270,061 3.57 NTU
0.20 - 39.00 NTU
2/24/1998 - 4/10/2012
FDEP Charlotte Harbor Aquatic/Buffer Preserves Sampling Data 4495 3.16 NTU
0.56 - 66.00 NTU
12/7/1998 - 8/3/2009
IMAP Water Quality Data 1515 3.48 NTU
1.93 - 8.72 NTU
7/10/2001 - 7/3/2002
FDEP South District Sampling Data 17 5.79 NTU
1.00 - 30.00 NTU
2/12/2007 - 11/5/2007
FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section 11 7.10 NTU
7.10 - 7.10 NTU
7/12/2001 - 7/12/2001
Manatee County Environmental Management Sampling Data 3192 2.56 NTU
0.05 - 9.80 NTU
11/20/1995 - 2/15/2011
FDEP Southwest Regional Operations Center 879 6.61 NTU
0.70 - 29.60 NTU
2/18/2003 - 12/8/2008