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Cedar Springs main view

Cedar Springs main view

Cedar Springs

Lake County


Cedar Springs is a fifth-magnitude spring with a small pool and vent at the base of a large cedar tree with exposed roots. Another sand boil occurs in the run as the spring flows toward the north to the Sulphur Run of Black Water Creek.

Cedar Springs run

Cedar Springs run


Discharge from Cedar Springs was measured at 0.03 cubic feet per second (cfs) by St. Johns River Water Management District in 2005.

Water quality

Cedar Springs was sampled once by the district in 2005. The water quality data for selected variables are shown in the table below.

Summary statistics of water quality and discharge
at Cedar Springs

Cedar Springs Value Period
Discharge, cfs 0.03 2005
Alkalinity, total, mg/L as CaCO3 122.0 2005
Calcium, total, mg/L as Ca 62.0 2005
Chloride, total, mg/L as Cl 77.2 2005
Magnesium, total, mg/L as Mg 16.5 2005
Nitrate + nitrite, total, mg/L as N 0.03 2005
Orthophosphate, total, mg/L as P 0.04 2005
pH, field 7.66 2005
Phosphorus, total, mg/L as P 0.05 2005
Potassium, total, mg/L as K 1.5 2005
Sodium, total, mg/L as Na 41.6 2005
Specific conductance, field, µmhos/cm at 25°C 645 2005
Specific conductance, lab, µmhos/cm at 25°C 658 2005
Sulfate, total, mg/L as SO4 86.3 2005
Total dissolved solids, mg/L 380 2005
Water temperature, °C 22.2 2005
Units: µmhos/cm = micromhos per centimeter
         mg/L = milligrams per liter
         cfs = cubic feet per second


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