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Lake Dora

Dora, Lake


located within Ocklawaha River Watershed

Associated Names

  • Dora West, Dora East

2019 Fish Advisory In Effect

This water resource has a fish advisory in effect. Please see the Florida Fish Advisories publication.

Water Resource Characteristics

Size and Volume

Surface Area 4,502 acres
Mean Depth Not Available
Maximum Depth Not Available
Approximate Volume Not Available


Watershed Ocklawaha River Watershed
Latitude 28° 47' 26"
Longitude 81° 39' 26"
Section-Township-Range N/A
USGS Quarter Quad EUSTIS ( SW )
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    Hydrology sampling site
    Closest Rainfall site
    Rainfall sampling site
    Multi-type sampling site
    Other sampling site

    Data Summary

    This water resource is monitored by 48 sampling locations, which have collected a total of 110,702 samples ranging from 8/1/1942 to 4/27/2020. The sites sampling this water resource are:

    Datasource (click for details)Station ID
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-A
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-B
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-C
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-D
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-E
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-F
    Biological Research Associates 2831B-G
    FDEP Central Regional Operations Center20020261
    FDEP Central Regional Operations Center20020262
    FDEP Central Regional Operations Center20020281
    FDEP Central Regional Operations Center20020363
    FDEP Central Regional Operations Center20020364
    FDEP Central Regional Operations CenterG1CE0043
    FDEP Central Regional Operations CenterG1CE0044
    FDEP Central Regional Operations CenterG1CE0045
    FDEP Central Regional Operations CenterG1CE0046
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20020340
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20020363
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20020364
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20020365
    FDEP Historic Data from Legacy STORET20020411
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section41587
    FDEP Watershed Monitoring Section47379
    Lake County Surface Water Quality767
    Lake County Surface Water Quality768
    Lake County Surface Water Quality769
    LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality SamplingDora East-Lake
    LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality SamplingDora West-Lake
    LAKEWATCH Supplemental Water Quality SamplingDora-Lake
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringDora East-Lake
    LAKEWATCH Volunteer Water Quality MonitoringDora West-Lake
    SJRWMD Hydrology Data20160297
    SJRWMD Hydrology Data30013010
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data413228
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44488
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44489
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data44490
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data451677
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data465855
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data55033
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data55034
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data55035
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data55036
    SJRWMD Water Quality Data55037
    St. Johns River Water Management District44488
    USGS National Water Information System02237800
    Watershed Action Volunteer Water Quality Data1130
    Watershed Action Volunteer Water Quality Data1142

    Report Algal Blooms and Other Environmental Issues

    Every one of us contributes pollution to our streams, lakes, bays and oceans. The wastewater, dirt, and debris of our lives eventually drains downstream. Each of us must minimize our contribution to keep our waterways healthy and enjoyable. Some materials are powerful pollutants like raw sewage, petroleum, or pesticides, but even natural, biodegradable plant materials can add nitrogen to water resources and cause algal blooms and fish kills. Please use the information below to assist you in reporting an incident to the correct agency. Learn More about Reporting Pollution »

    To Report Algal Blooms and Other Environmental Issues:

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    Who to call about environmental concerns and to report environmentally harmful activities. For potentially life threatening emergencies dial 911.

    Concern or Activity Contact(s)
    Dangerous Boating / Accidents

    FWCC, Division of Boating Safety
    1-850-488-5600 (to report an accident) or
    1-888-404-3922 (to report unsafe boating)

    Algal Blooms

    FDEP 1-850-305-3903

    Fish Kill

    FWCC, Fish Kills

    General Concerns/Complaints


    Industrial Waste/Spill

    FDEP State Watch Office

    Injured Wildlife or Illegal Activities

    FWCC, Wildlife Violations
    or via cell phone, dial *FWC or #FWC depending on service carrier

    Shoreline Alterations, Wetland Impacts


    Aquatic Plant Removal


    Water Pollution, Residuals Landspreading


    Wetlands Issues/Dredge and Fill


    Source(s): USF Water Institute

    FWCC - Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
    FDEP - Florida Department of Enviromental Protection

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      0 volunteers on Dora, Lake have submitted a water quality sample for this water resource within the last 18 months.

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