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2017 NEWS RELEASES

2018 Budget Approved by Tampa Bay Water Board: No rate increase for seventh consecutive year

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors today approved the agency’s fiscal year budget with no wholesale rate increase. The 2018 budget maintains a wholesale drinking water rate of $2.56 per 1,000 gallons for the seventh consecutive year.

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Cheating The Drought With Water-Wise Landscaping

CLEARWATER, Fla. — It might seem impossible to enjoy a healthy, vibrant landscape during a drought, but many individuals, businesses and community groups are doing just that by using Florida-friendly, water-wise growing practices.

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Tampa Bay Water to Test Emergency Notification Sirens at Reservoir on Wed., June 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., June 7, at 9 a.m.

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Tampa Bay Water Receives Governmental Budgeting Award

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Tampa Bay Water’s 2016 Fiscal Year Budget was awarded the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). This marks the eighth consecutive year that the agency has been given this notable honor.

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Awards Season Open for Water-Thrifty Landscapes

CLEARWATER, Fla.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.

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Water Quality Person of the Year Goes to Regional Utility Employee

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Christine Owen of Tampa Bay Water was awarded Water Quality Person of the Year by the American Water Works Association and the American Membrane Technology Association.

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Tampa Bay Water Proclaims April as Water Conservation Month

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors today proclaimed April as Water Conservation Month. The agency, along with its members, water management districts and local businesses join in this effort each year.

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