USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02306774 ROCKY CREEK AT STATE HIGHWAY 587 NEAR CITRUS PARK, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 28°03'57", long 82°33'57" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, in NW 1/4 sec.12, T.28 S., R.17 E., Hillsborough County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100206, on center span of railing along sidewalk downstream bridge on State Highway 587 (Gunn Highway), 0.2 mi east of intersection Sheldon Road and Gunn Highway, 1.2 mi south of Citrus Park, and 9.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 17.8 mi² of which 0.30 mi² probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1985 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 and 0.82 ft below North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Apr. 2, 1997, at site 120 ft north at same datum; Apr. 2, 1997, to Dec. 17, 1998, at site 120 ft south at same datum.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with Southwest Florida Water Management District and Hillsborough County.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2015 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - A 6-inch diameter, tipping bucket precipitation gage 15-minute interval, mounted on an aluminum pipe with the top of the funnel 20 ft above the ground.