Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Receive $10,000 Grants to Help Protect Regional Drinking Water Sources

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful Receive $10,000 Grants to Help Protect Regional Drinking Water Sources

CLEARWATER, Fla. (December 17, 2014) – Tampa Bay Water announced today that it awarded $10,000 grants to Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful for their efforts to protect the sources of the region’s drinking water. The grants were presented by Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors at its regular board meeting.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Tampa Bay Water Passes State Lab Inspection

Tampa Bay Water Passes State Lab Inspection

The more than 2.3 million people who rely on Tampa Bay Water for clean, safe drinking water benefit from a lab staff that is invested in their work. The nature of the lab at Tampa Bay Water as an in-house operation fosters just that by turning the lab staff into stakeholders in the work that they do.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.0
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Students Learn About Protecting Drinking Water Sources at the Great American Teach-In

Students Learn About Protecting Drinking Water Sources at the Great American Teach-In

This year, like many before, Tampa Bay Water staff worked together to educate more than 400 children during the 2014 Great American Teach-In.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Holiday Water Saving Tips

Holiday Water Saving Tips

‘Tis the Season to Conserve Water

The holidays are fast approaching and there’s a lot that needs to be done – cooking big meals, baking holiday treats, getting the house ready for family and friends – and you’ve got gifts to buy! It’s the season to entertain, and all of the holiday cooking can involve using more water than usual.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.8
Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wednesday, December 3, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wednesday, December 3, at 9 a.m.

LITHIA, Fla. – Tampa Bay Water is conducting a test of its emergency siren system at the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir on Wed., Dec. 3, at 9 a.m. To ensure that the sirens are effective in the unlikely event of an emergency, the sirens will sound at 9 a.m. and will include three to five short blasts lasting 10-20 seconds each. This is only a test.

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The Year in Water

The Year in Water

Tampa Bay Water’s fiscal year and “water year” run from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. At the end of each water year, the regional utility reports on demand and supply for the previous 12 months and provides an outlook for the coming year.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
A Fond Farewell to Commissioner Susan Latvala

A Fond Farewell to Commissioner Susan Latvala

Tampa Bay Water said a fond farewell to Pinellas County Commission Susan Latvala at its October board meeting. Commissioner Latvala has served on the Tampa Bay Water board since January 2001.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Adequate Water Now…and in the Future

Adequate Water Now…and in the Future

Our region currently has enough drinking water to last for the next 10 to15 years. The region is enjoying a surplus, thanks to the continued planning efforts of Tampa Bay Water and its member governments.

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Renovated Regional Reservoir Gets Green Light to Resume Normal Operations

Renovated Regional Reservoir Gets Green Light to Resume Normal Operations

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Tampa Bay Water’s 15.5-billion gallon regional reservoir is once again fully operational. On Nov. 5, 2014, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection approved the permit for Tampa Bay Water to fill the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir to capacity and use the stored water as needed. 

Thursday, November 06, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Tampa Bay Water Hosts Florida Water and Climate Alliance Workshop

Tampa Bay Water Hosts Florida Water and Climate Alliance Workshop

Tampa Bay Water is hosting the Florida Water and Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

FloridaWCA is a stakeholder-scientist partnership committed to increasing the relevance of climate science data and tools to support decision-making in water source management, planning and supply operations in Florida. FloridaWCA members include the University of Florida Water Institute, Florida State University, three water management districts, and six major public water supply utilities.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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