Optimizing Our Surface Water System

Optimizing Our Surface Water System

Sometimes a small adjustment can yield big results, like selecting the proper grade of gasoline for your automobile or fertilizing your crop at the right time. That’s the thought behind Tampa Bay Water’s surface water optimization effort.

Tuesday, March 07, 2017/Number of views (716)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.3
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Sustainable Surface Water Operations

Sustainable Surface Water Operations

14+ years of operations. 272 billion gallons of water withdrawn, treated and consumed. 0 adverse environment impacts.

It’s been more than a decade since Tampa Bay Water began tapping the Alafia River, Tampa Bypass Canal and Tampa Bay as regional drinking water sources. After 14+ years of operations and 272 billion gallons of water withdrawn, treated and consumed, we are pleased to report that our continual monitoring shows no adverse impacts associated with these withdrawals.

Thursday, September 01, 2016/Number of views (1792)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Enhanced Surface Water System: A Complex Network

Enhanced Surface Water System: A Complex Network

Water. We turn on the tap and there it is. Most of us brush our teeth, shower, wash clothes, cook and more without ever considering where our tap water came from or how it got to our homes.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016/Number of views (2404)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Harmful Algal Blooms No Threat to Water Supply

Harmful Algal Blooms No Threat to Water Supply

This summer, Toledo’s drinking water was declared unsafe due to a massive blue-green algae bloom in Lake Erie. Thankfully, Tampa Bay Water’s member governments don’t have to worry about blue-green algae. Should the algae become prevalent in area surface water, Tampa Bay Water’s treatment plant can remove it and its toxins through a multi-barrier treatment process.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Number of views (4224)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
State Co-Funds Surface Water Improvements Project

State Co-Funds Surface Water Improvements Project

Tampa Bay Water’s Cypress Creek Wellfield Surface Water Improvements project was approved for $432,500 in state funding as part of the 2014 state budget. The state funding represents 50 percent of the construction costs to make drainage modifications at the Cypress Creek Wellfield.

Thursday, June 19, 2014/Number of views (3901)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Reservoir Filling to Begin This Summer

Reservoir Filling to Begin This Summer

This summer, Tampa Bay Water will once again be able to store water in the regional reservoir. Kiewit Infrastructure South, the contractor renovating the storage facility, is closing in on a key schedule milestone—beginning initial filling this summer.

Thursday, June 19, 2014/Number of views (4730)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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FDEP Honors Tampa Bay Water’s River Water Treatment Plant with Operational Excellence Award

FDEP Honors Tampa Bay Water’s River Water Treatment Plant with Operational Excellence Award

Award recognizes outstanding treatment plant operation, maintenance and compliance

Tampa Bay Water’s state-of-the-art Regional Surface Water Treatment Plant was given the 2012 Plant Operations Excellence Award by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), adding yet another chapter in the plant’s history of success.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012/Number of views (8793)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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10 Years of Surface Water in the Tampa Bay Region

10 Years of Surface Water in the Tampa Bay Region

2002 - 2012

The introduction of surface water changed the Tampa Bay region's drinking water supply portfolio, paving the way for environmental recovery, and a reliable and sustainable water supply system.
Friday, September 28, 2012/Number of views (5284)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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