Watershed News

Know Your Watershed

Pasco County is located on the west coast of Central Florida north of Tampa Bay. Four primary streams flow through Pasco County, including the Hillsborough River, the Withlacoochee River, the Anclote River and the Pithlachascotee River.

There are 19 watersheds within Pasco County.

What is a watershed?

A watershed is the geographic area on the land surface through which stormwater flows across the land and then drains into a large body of water such as a lake, stream, river or ocean.

Watershed Basins Map (PDF)

Find Your Watershed

To find the watershed you live in PascoView can be used.

Find Your Watershed (PDF)

For information on activities within each watershed select below:

Bear Creek-Pithlachascotee

Cypress Creek

Double Hammock

Duck Lake

Duck Slough

Lower Coastal

Pinellas-Anclote (East)

Pinellas-Anclote (West)

Pithlachascotee-Anclote Conservation Effort

Port Richey






Watersheds Map Basins

Pasco County Watershed Basins