Data sites and sources, both the departmentís and those of other
agencies, that can be followed to review available water data on a variety
of subjects in a variety of formats and, in some cases, to manipulate and
download the data.
Please note that many of these data sources are
quite large and include a variety of analytical applications and GIS mapping
tools that may not function well over a standard modem connection. Some
sites, however, include reports and other information that can be downloaded
using a standard modem.
Note: The Department of
Environmental Protection is not liable for the use of any data obtained
through this site or for any conclusions drawn by other parties based on
Beaches and Coastal Systems - Read the explanation of beach and coastal system
- Beach Erosion
Control Project Monitoring - Available from an external server over which
DEP has no control.
- Reconnaissance Offshore Sand Search
- Database stores information about sand samples, including the relevant
project, sand grain size, color range, and specific location.
Regional Coastal Monitoring
Database - Data relate to the department's regional data collection and
processing plan, with data collected from four coastal regions in Florida.
Information on each of the data subsets identified below is available on this
main page. There also are links on the right-hand side of the page to aerial
photography and videography, monument tabulation, profile data, and
interactive web mapping, and other information sources.
Drinking Water Data
- Includes reports about "Public Water Systems" in Florida, including the
type of system, address, treatment capacity, sources of water, population
served and number of service connections, and data related to biological
and chemical testing.
Florida STORET Water Quality Data
Warehouse - A warehouse containing all water quality, biological, and
physical data collected in Florida that is loaded to the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency's Modernized STORET database.
GIS Land Use and Related Data
Directory - A directory of all Geographic Information Systems
(GIS) map coverages available from the department; includes links to a
variety of GIS data.
- Portal provides access to most of the department's ArcIMS
Internet mapping websites. ArcIMS is a tool that allows dynamic access
to maps and other geographically-oriented data applications.
GeoSpatial Resources Index - A searchable index of web mapping
applications, static maps, and geodatasets.
Water Assessment - The Source Water Assessment Program (SWAP)
is devoted to evaluating potential threats to Florida's "Public Water
Systems" and providing the state and local governments tools to make
decisions to better protect those systems. This site allows you to
search for source water assessment information on each public water
system, by county.
- Water Well
Contractors Information and Violations Clearinghouse - Database to access
information on all Florida-licensed water well contractors.
Habitat Network - Information, including GIS mapping applications, on the Integrated Habitat
Network, a component of Florida's Statewide Greenways Plan. The IHN includes
lands that benefit water quality and quantity and serve as upland habitat
connections between the Southwest Florida mining regionís rivers and
significant environmental features outside the mining region.
Bishop Harbor Monitoring Program - Data related to water quality in Bishop
Harbor (Tampa Bay area) as it relates to management of the Piney Point site.
Reimbursement - GIS mapping information on the status of reclamation of
phosphate lands mined before July 1975, when reclamation was not required by
Mandatory Nonphosphate Mining -
GIS Information on the reclamation of mined
land and the protection of water resources at mines extracting heavy minerals,
fuller's earth, limestone, dolomite & shell, gravel, sand, dirt, clay, peat,
and other solid resources, excluding phosphate.
Mandatory Phosphate Mining -
GIS Information on the status of reclamation of
phosphate lands mined after July 1975, when reclamation became mandatory under
- Database application to search, by last name or license number, for the status
of certified operators of drinking water and domestic wastewater treatment
facilities in Florida.
& Applications Under Review - Database application that allows
permit applicants and other interested parties access to permit applications
currently under review by the department--includes waste and air permit
applications in addition to water-related applications.
Wastewater Treatment Facilities Reports
- Includes reports about domestic and industrial wastewater treatment
facilities in Florida, including location, treatment capacity, service
- GAME Survey
- Geospatial Assessment of Marine Ecosystems (GAME)
- GAME Search
- Geospatial Assessment of Marine Ecosystems (GAME) - Find Data
External Water Data
DEP is not responsible for the data on these sites. The data are
available from servers over which DEP has no control. If you have
questions about the data or have trouble accessing it, please contact
the responsible agency.
- EPA STORET -
The United States Environmental Protection Agency's water quality
database, including data stored since January 1, 1999.
STORET - The United States Environmental Protection Agency's
historical water quality database, including data stored before 1999.
- Other EPA Data
- A directory page for accessing a variety of data from the United
States Environmental Protection Agency.
Survey Florida Data - A directory page for accessing a variety of
data related to Florida from the United States Geological Survey.