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Curtis Porterfield
Manager of Lakes & Stormwater
(863) 834-8439

Laurie Smith
Environmental Specialist
(863) 834-6276

Cole Edwards
Engineering Technician
(863) 834-3307

Sandra George
Lakes Management Biologist
(863) 834-3328

Cindy Hill
Lakes Program Coordinator
Education/Outreach
(863) 834-8429

Stephanie Witherspoon

Environmental Technician II

(863) 834-8438

 
Pollution Hotline
(863) 834-3300


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Department of Public Works 

Lakes and Stormwater Division
407 Fairway Ave.
Lakeland, Florida 33801

Overview of Lakes

There are a total of 38 named lakes within City limits as well as numerous smaller lakes. Sizes among the 38 named lakes range from 1.5 acres (Lake Blanton) to 2,185 acres (Lake Parker). The City of Lakeland's Lakes and Stormwater Division actively monitors water quality on 16 of the major lake systems for physical, chemical, bacteriological and biological parameters. Water levels are also monitored at 14 of these lakes.

The monitoring data along with other lake information can be found at the links below:

1998 Lakes Report
2009 Lakes Report

A brief overview of each lake along with stormwater project information can be found at the links below.

For more information on lakes topics such as boat access, fishing licenses, and other general lake information see our Web Links.