USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
02307000 ROCKY CREEK NEAR SULPHUR SPRINGS, FL.
LOCATION - Lat 28°02'12", long 82°34'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NW 1/4 sec.23, T.28 S., R.17 E., Hillsborough County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03100206, on right bank, 75 ft. upstream from concrete control, 2.8 mi. downstream from Brushy Creek, 5.8 mi. upstream from mouth, and 7.4 mi. west of intersection Interstate 275 and Busch Boulevard at Sulphur Springs.
DRAINAGE AREA - 35 mi².
- WSP 1905: 1953-65(P). WDR-US-2008: WDR 2002 through WDR 2005 peak stage date.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1953 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Mar. 23, 1971, at site 1,500 ft upstream at datum 0.15 ft lower.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the County of Hillsborough.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2016 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - An 8-inch diameter, tipping bucket precipitation gage 15-minute interval, mounted on an aluminum pipe with the top of the funnel 10 ft above the ground.