Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update: Final Update

Rains Providing Adequate Surface Water Supply Conditions

CLEARWATER, Fla. (July 16, 2013) —Tampa Bay Water has transitioned from a Phase 3 to a Phase 2 water shortage status due to the increased production from the Tampa Bay Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant. The Phase 2 status is designated under the agency’s modified Water Shortage Mitigation Plan. This is the final water shortage status update for this dry season.

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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

CLEARWATER, Fla. (June 20, 2013) — Tampa Bay Water has transitioned from a Phase 4 to a Phase 3 water shortage status because the Surface Water Treatment Plant has started providing water to the regional water supply system. The Phase 3 status is designated under the agency’s modified Water Shortage Mitigation Plan.

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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

CLEARWATER, Fla. (April 17, 2013)— Due to below average rainfall since October, exhausted river water flows and current regional water supply conditions, the Tampa Bay region remains in a Phase 4 water shortage status. This regional shortage is considered to be at a Phase 4 status under the agency’s modified Water Shortage Mitigation Plan. 

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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

Phase 4 Regional Water Shortage

CLEARWATER, Fla. (March 8, 2013)— Tampa Bay Water has sufficient drinking water supplies to serve the region; however, the Tampa Bay region is moving to Phase 4 water shortage status. The Phase-4 status is due to consistent, below-average rainfall since October, warmer than average temperatures, exhausted river water flows and other regional water supply conditions. This regional shortage is considered to be at a Phase 4 status under the agency’s modified Water Shortage Mitigation Plan.

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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

Summer Rains Have Improved Surface Water Supply Conditions

CLEARWATER, Fla. (August 10, 2012) — Significant summer rainfall beginning with Tropical Storm Debby, has provided above normal river flows and improved surface water supplies. Increased surface water treatment plant production has reduced groundwater pumpage.
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Managing Regional Water Supplies in West Central Florida

Managing Regional Water Supplies in West Central Florida

How Tropical Storm Debby Affected the Tampa Bay Region's Water Supply

Tropical Storm Debby reminded us that Florida's public water supply utilities are among the most susceptible in the United States to storm surges due to climate variations.  
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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update

Phase III Regional Water Shortage June 8, 2012

CLEARWATER, Fla. (June 8, 2012) — Although there were several significant rain events within the Tampa Bay Water service area during May, hydrologic conditions improved only slightly and the Tampa Bay region continues to be in a Phase III Water Shortage. 
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Tampa Bay Water Moving Into a Phase 3 Regional Water Shortage

CLEARWATER, Fla. (May 4, 2012)—Tampa Bay Water is moving into a Phase 3 water shortage.
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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update April 5, 2012

CLEARWATER, Fla. (April 5, 2012) — Due to a dry, warm winter and early spring, below-normal river flows, and current regional drinking water supply conditions, Tampa Bay Water is moving into a Phase 2 drought warning status.

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Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Index

November 2011- Final Drought Update

CLEARWATER, Fla. (November 8, 2011) - Due to increased storage and average rainfall in the late summer and fall period, Tampa Bay Water's supplies have been upgraded from Phase II to Phase I water shortage.
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