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Planning for Growth and Resiliency

Planning for Growth and Resiliency

Responsible water utilities are always planning for the future. The Tampa Bay region will need an additional 10 million gallons per day by 2028 and another 10 million gallons per day by 2038
Tuesday, January 8, 2019/Number of views (9)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Long-term Master Water Plan Update Approved

Long-term Master Water Plan Update Approved

Three new water supply projects were moved forward for additional study when Tampa Bay Water’s board approved the 2018 Long-term Master Water Plan update.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018/Number of views (8)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Long-term Master Water Plan Update Nearly Complete

Long-term Master Water Plan Update Nearly Complete

At an August workshop for the Tampa Bay Water board of directors, Tampa Bay Water staff previewed the initial results of four years of detailed analyses that composes the agency’s Long-term Master Water Plan. 
Monday, August 27, 2018/Number of views (1071)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Tampa Bay Water Secures Funds for Water Loss Pilot Project

Tampa Bay Water Secures Funds for Water Loss Pilot Project

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, utilities lose an average of 16 percent of water flowing through their systems each year, which has both resource and economic consequences. 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018/Number of views (906)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 2, 2017/Number of views (1721)/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 (6763)/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 (14287)/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 3, 2016/Number of views (3845)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (7233)/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 (4141)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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