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  This Program is responsible for collecting data from a network of monitoring equipment in Lee County's major watersheds. 


The network consists of:

Recording rain gauges equipped to allow real time access.
Stage recorders that record water levels in surface waterways.
Extensive system of shallow aquifer wells. 

Currently, the Network consists of approximately 190 shallow monitor wells, 22 recording rain gages, and 10 continuous stage recorders. In addition, the County has a joint agreement with the USGS to operate eight additional continuous stage recorders. The original sole purpose of the Network has been replaced with a multi-objective program. As the database expands, so does recognition of the value of the information. South Florida Water Management District SFWMD is also a great place to get hydrological data.

Any errors or comments should be addressed to Lee County Division of Natural Resources, 190 Evergreen Rd. North Fort Myers, FL 33903, ATT: Scott Summerall (239)-652-6134, (239)-533-8109 or via e-mail to

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