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(863) 834-3300

Laurie Smith
Manager of Lakes & Stormwater
(863) 834-6276

Jessica Schilling
Senior Environmental Specialist
(863) 834-8439

Cole Edwards, P.E.
Engineering Technician
(863) 834-3307

Sandra Pope
Lakes Management Specialist
(863) 834-3328

Cody O'Gorman
Environmental Technician II
(863) 834-8438

Carlos Sierra Rodriguez
Operations Support Tech 1
(863) 834-8441

Christina Smith
Office Associate 1
(863) 834-3300

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Department of Public Works 

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

111th Accredited Agency (APWA)

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.