Let Your Landscaping Go Native!

Let Your Landscaping Go Native!

The 5th Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

For the final post in a 5-part series on Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, we are going to get down to the root of the issue – literally!

The roots we will be discussing are those attached to trees on your property and native plants that make up a Florida-friendly yard.

Monday, June 22, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., July 1, at 9 a.m.

Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., July 1, 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., July 1, 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.

Monday, June 22, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Tags: Reservoir
Deadline Approaching for Entries in Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Deadline Approaching for Entries in Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Clearwater, Fla. – Tampa Bay Water is accepting final entries for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. The deadline is quickly approaching and Tampa Bay Water urges all applicants to apply today! The application is online at tampabaywaterwise.org and must be received by June 30, 2015.

Friday, June 19, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Tampa Bay Water Board Approves 2016 Budget

Tampa Bay Water Board Approves 2016 Budget

No rate increase for 5th consecutive year

CLEARWATER, Fla. — For the fifth consecutive year, Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors approved the agency’s fiscal year budget with no wholesale rate increase. The approved 2016 budget reduces agency expenditures by more than $2.4 million and maintains a wholesale drinking water rate of $2.56 per 1,000 gallons of high-quality drinking water.

Monday, June 15, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Tags: Budget
Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away…Save it for Another Day!

Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away…Save it for Another Day!

The 4th Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

The old rhyme “April showers bring May flowers,” doesn’t work so well here in central Florida. For us, the rhyme should be, “April and May flowers bring lots of summer showers.”

Monday, June 15, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Smart Irrigation Techniques Can Result in Substantial Water Savings –  And are an Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

Smart Irrigation Techniques Can Result in Substantial Water Savings – And are an Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

The 3rd Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

As you’ve probably heard by now, the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards is a program offered by Tampa Bay Water recognizing those homeowners and businesses committed to conserving water and protecting the environment by using the most water-efficient landscaping practices. 2015 is the 16th year of this competition, and Tampa Bay Water wants to give you a chance to make your landscaping “Water-Wise.”

Tuesday, June 09, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., June 3, at 9 a.m.

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

Friday, May 29, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Tags: Reservoir
The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an  Award-Winning Landscape

The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

The 2nd Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Recently, Tampa Bay Water told you about the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, a program that recognizes those homeowners and businesses committed to conserving water and protecting the environment by using the most water-efficient landscaping practices in their beautiful landscapes. This is the 16th year of this competition, and Tampa Bay Water wants to give you a chance to make your landscaping “Water-Wise.”

Friday, May 22, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
How to Set Your Irrigation System Correctly

How to Set Your Irrigation System Correctly

Spring in central Florida is the region’s dry season and the time of the year to make sure irrigation system controllers are set correctly. Of course, having a landscape that requires no supplemental irrigation would help minimize your water bill but if you don’t, you can still save water and money by properly operating your irrigation system. Here are some helpful tips!

Tuesday, May 12, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
The Source of Your Drinking Water

The Source of Your Drinking Water

National Drinking Water Week is dedicated to bringing a higher awareness and attention to drinking water. It’s an opportunity to recognize the essential role drinking water plays in our lives and where it comes from. Tampa Bay Water blends three sources to provide drinking water:

Monday, May 04, 2015/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.0
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