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Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S. states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to protect life and property on a case-by-case basis. The health and safety of the public and our employees are our highest priorities, and we continue to follow guidance from the White House, the CDC, and state and local authorities.
This gage is monitored in cooperation with the South Florida Water Management District.
LOCATION.--Lat 27°48'50", long 81°23'16", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE ¼ sec.2, T.31 S., R.29 E., Polk County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090101, on east shore of lake, on end of public pier at Indian Lake Estates, and 8.5 mi east of Babson Park.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Prior to Jan. 12, 2006, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. Datum of gage is at NGVD of 1929 (South Florida Water Management District bench mark).