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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 2, 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.Tampa Bay Water has notified Hillsborough County Emergency Management, the Sheriff’s Office, Fire Rescue staff and resident...
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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. 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.Tampa Bay Water has notified Hillsborough County Emergency Management, the Sheriff’s Office, Fire Rescue staff and residents...
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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. 6, 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.Tampa Bay Water has notified Hillsborough County Emergency Management, the Sheriff’s Office, Fire Rescue staff and residents...
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When the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir was built in the early 2000s, the environmental impact consisted of approximately 190 acres of wetlands. To offset this impact, Tampa Bay Water undertook an extensive mitigation project that covered nearly a thousand acres of the 5,500-acre Chito Branch Reserve on which the reservoir is located. Mitigation was performed on three separate areas of the reserve, including:
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PICNIC and LITHIA, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – Tampa Bay Water will be conducting “controlled, prescribed burns” during the spring and summer months (April through September 2015) on the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir property. The parcels slated for controlled burns are on the mitigation and conservation areas surrounding the reservoir, east of Hobson-Simmons Road, southeast of Browning Road and west of County Road 39.
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