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Lutz Lake

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Lake InformationAccurate and up-to-date information

NameLutz Lake
Alternate Name(s)Little Hobbs Lake
Surface Area (acres)8.33
Latitude28° 09' 11"
Longitude82° 27' 49"
USGS Quarter QuadLUTZ ( SW )

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ParameterLatest ValueHistorical RangeAdditional Information
Nitrogen 880.00 ug/l
Source: WIN_21FLKWAT
220.00 - 1,740.00 ug/l
02/20/1997 - 11/01/2023
598 samples
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pH 8.10
8.10 - 8.10
05/19/1997 - 05/19/1997
1 samples
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Phosphorus as P 20.00 ug/l
Source: WIN_21FLKWAT
5.00 - 71.00 ug/l
02/20/1997 - 11/01/2023
598 samples
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Secchi disk depth 5.00 ft
Source: WIN_21FLKWAT
2.80 - 14.00 ft
02/20/1997 - 11/01/2023
709 samples
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Trophic State Index: Florida DEP 45.00
Source: WIN_21FLKWAT
21.00 - 73.00
02/20/1997 - 11/01/2023
579 samples
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