Tampa Bay Water Blog
Tampa Bay Water’s board extended its commitment to reducing non-point source pollution and efficient water use by continuing funding for the Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough county Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) program. At its August meeting, the board approved $488,224 in total funding to support FFL in its efforts to promote wise irrigation practices and proper Florida landscape designs. Improving outdoor efficiency can yield far-reaching results.
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Tampa Bay Water continues to work closely with Hillsborough County to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water are delivered to fast-growing south Hillsborough County.  Since June, Tampa Bay Water staff has identified potential properties for a new booster pump station site to deliver additional water through existing pipelines.  Additionally, Hillsborough County has increased its receipt of flows at its Central water treatment facility. 
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Regional water supplies in the Tampa Bay region have benefitted greatly from the 11 inches of rainfall that recently fell across the area.  Tampa Bay Water is taking full advantage of surface water sources, while they are flowing, and has recently filled the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir to 15 billion gallons. Higher than normal rainfall has also enabled Tampa Bay Water to take its most expensive supply, desalination, offline in June and July.
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Since its first Master Water Plan in 1998, Tampa Bay Water has successfully secured millions of dollars in local, state and federal grants. Locally, the utility has received more than $316 million in co-funding from the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) since 1998, and is poised to receive additional dollars for new initiatives.
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The journey of high-quality drinking water starts at the source. That is why we work hard to keep our water sources clean and protected from pollution and contamination. The cleaner the water source, the less energy and fewer chemicals are needed to treat them. Our region’s drinking water sources are groundwater, river water, and seawater. By protecting these sources, we start the journey of providing clean, safe drinking water to the Tampa Bay region.
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