Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., March 4, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., March 4, 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., March 4, 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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April is Water Conservation Month

April is Water Conservation Month

The Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors joined the State of Florida and local governments in declaring April as Water Conservation Month. This annual proclamation underscores the need to conserve water during Florida’s typical spring dry season by highlighting a variety of programs, promotions and public awareness campaigns aimed at improving water use efficiency.

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Minding Your Money

Minding Your Money

Tampa Bay Water is a not-for-profit governmental entity. It is funded through the wholesale water rate, which is a uniform rate that each member government pays. The water rate, which is currently $2.559 per 1,000 gallons, includes everything it takes to run and operate the water supply system, including energy and chemical costs, maintenance, staffing and debt.

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Public Affairs: A Conduit of Information

Public Affairs: A Conduit of Information

It may be one of the smaller departments, but Tampa Bay Water’s public affairs staff has a big impact with the community. It manages the numerous opportunities/channels that the public uses to interact with the regional water supply wholesaler, ensuring that these lines of It may be one of the smaller departments, but Tampa Bay Water’s public affairs staff has a big impact with the community. It manages the numerous opportunities/channels that the public uses to interact with the regional water supply wholesaler, ensuring that these lines of communication remain open at all times.

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Upgraded Bond Ratings Could Save Public Millions

Upgraded Bond Ratings Could Save Public Millions

Tampa Bay Water received outstanding credit ratings for 2015. Fitch and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) confirmed the agency’s rating of AA+, and Moody’s upgraded the agency’s rating to AA1.

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Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., Feb. 4, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., Feb. 4, 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., Feb. 4, 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.

Friday, January 30, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., Jan. 7, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., Jan. 7, 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., Jan. 7, 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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40 Ways to Conserve and Protect Water in 2015

40 Ways to Conserve and Protect Water in 2015

Make your 2015 New Year’s resolutions about conserving and protecting water in the Tampa Bay region. To help you succeed in your water-smart resolutions, here are 40 ways to be efficient with water and protect our drinking water sources this year!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
$10,000 Grants Help Protect Regional Drinking Water Sources

$10,000 Grants Help Protect Regional Drinking Water Sources

Tampa Bay Water is excited to announce that Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful have each been awarded $10,000 grants for their efforts to protect the sources of the region’s drinking water.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Forecasting the Long Term Demand of Water

Forecasting the Long Term Demand of Water

Supply and demand. It’s a basic economic principle that determines the price of a good or service. For Tampa Bay Water, that service is the delivery of wholesale drinking water to its member governments. The amount (supply) of that water depends on how much water (demand) each of these member governments needs.

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