Hillsborough County Water Explorer

Search for water bodies

Visit our Water Explorer site to search for lakes, streams, and other bodies of water throughout the county. You can search by the water body’s name or by address. The Water Explorer provides information on the health of the water body, photos, and other documents.

Lake Management Program

If you live on a lake or stream in unincorporated Hillsborough County, you can join the Lake Management Program. We designed the program to help you develop adaptive management strategies to keep lakes and streams healthy and useful.

Adopt-A-Pond

Improve the water quality, wildlife habitat and appearance of stormwater ponds by applying to Adopt-A-Pond. Find information and resources to help make and keep your pond beautiful.

Report Water Pollution

You also can use the Water Explorer to report suspected illegal dumping or discharges into:

  • lakes
  • streams
  • rivers
  • canals
  • ditches
  • stormwater ponds
  • manholes
  • stormdrains
  • curb inlet in the street

You may also report other environmental issues such as algal blooms and fish kills.

Download Data and Reports

You can download hundreds of documents or explore data on the various bodies of water in our county.

Contact

For more information on the Hillsborough County Water Explorer, please contact our Public Works department at (813) 635-5400.