Mapping Applications

Easy to use tools that provide the power of Geographic Information Systems at your fingertips.

Water Atlas Maps

Map services that are integral to the Water Atlas program and part of the Atlas website.

This interactive tool lets you view mapped information about water resources as well as recreation, planning and infrastructure, habitats, and aerial imagery. You can also create and print your own custom maps. Get Started ›

Continuously-transmitting sampling sites can be accessed using this tool. View graphs of current data or download raw data. Ambient and historic sample sites can also be accessed by specifying a particular water resource. Get Started ›

This versatile tool assists in visualizing spatial differences in coastal water quality, mapping color to sample values. View stored maps, compare months/parameters, or create a custom map by choosing parameter and time period. Get Started ›

View the geographic distribution and variability of rainfall amounts, access statistical summaries of rainfall in graphs and charts, and download the data for your own analysis. Get Started ›

This diverse collection has research reports, management plans, assessments, conservation tips, website links, videos, and more. Find what you’re looking for with a combination of map selection, keyword search, and filtering options. Get Started ›

Other Water Institute Maps

Map services that are maintained by the Water Institute at USF which are not part of the Water Atlas website, but still contain information that may be valuable and useful to researchers, data providers, and citizens.

The Florida Atlas of Lakes is a statewide Atlas that contains all the LAKEWATCH water quality sampling data being collected within the state. Get Started ›

This application shows freshwater wetland change within the Tampa Bay watershed and Manatee County as it occurred from approximately 1950 to 2007. Get Started ›

External Maps

Map services created and hosted by our sponsors and other friends of the Water Atlas program.

Manatee County hosts many mapviewer applications including a property locator, a community services identifier and an aerial imagery download tool. Get Started ›

The Southwest Florida Water Management District has several interactive maps that allows users to view a multitude of data including soils, contours, surveys and permits. Get Started ›

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the lead agency for environmental management and stewardship, has many online maps available including a Land-Use Story Map and a map tracking Impaired Waters and TMDL's. Get Started ›