Awards Season Open for Water-Thrifty Landscapes

Awards Season Open for Water-Thrifty Landscapes

Tampa Bay Water, in partnership with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) County Extension Offices and Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Program, is accepting applications for the 2017 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards.

Tuesday, May 02, 2017/Number of views (407)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Continuing Our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Continuing Our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

For the 22nd consecutive year, Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors approved funding for the Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough county Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) program. Tampa Bay Water will provide $443,668 to the program, whose goal is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship among citizens by increasing awareness of natural systems and resources, and how they relate to ecology, economy and quality of life.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016/Number of views (1645)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Nurture Nature and Your Lawn

Nurture Nature and Your Lawn

Unless you have a water-front home, you may not realize that your lawn maintenance can impact Tampa Bay, its estuarine system and even your drinking water. That’s because all of Florida’s water, the aquifer beneath us, lakes, streams, springs, rivers and ponds, is interconnected in an intricate network. What we do on land can have far-reaching and long-lasting consequences.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016/Number of views (1520)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Sensing Savings with Soil Moisture Sensor Technology

Sensing Savings with Soil Moisture Sensor Technology

The Tampa Bay region can receive a lot of rainfall when averaged throughout the year but there are dry periods when our landscapes require irrigation, which increases demand for water.

Thursday, March 03, 2016/Number of views (2409)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: blogConservation
Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away…Save it for Another Day!

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

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.”

So what should homeowners do with all this extra rainwater? Why, save it of course!

Tuesday, June 30, 2015/Number of views (5245)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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/Number of views (3093)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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/Number of views (3293)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: blogConservation
Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Is your landscaping the envy of the neighborhood – not just because of its beauty, but also because it is Florida-friendly and water-efficient? Then you need to enter the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, sponsored by Tampa Bay Water.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015/Number of views (2805)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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/Number of views (4132)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 2.5
Categories: blogConservation
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/Number of views (3545)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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