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Breaking New Ground: Innovative Water Supply Solutions for the Tampa Bay Region

Breaking New Ground: Innovative Water Supply Solutions for the Tampa Bay Region

The year 2000 was both the beginning of a new millennium and a new era in water supply for our region. Tampa Bay Water ushered in this new era by breaking new ground in water supply development, facility operations and management, and environmental stewardship.
Saturday, September 15, 2018/Number of views (406)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2017 Supply & Demand Recap: Weathering Extremes

2017 Supply & Demand Recap: Weathering Extremes

In reviewing water supply and demand for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2017, Tampa Bay Water staff reported that the agency successfully endured a year of extreme weather, from one of the driest springs on record to one of the biggest hurricanes to hit our region.

Friday, October 27, 2017/Number of views (3119)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.0
Testing Renovated Reservoir

Testing Renovated Reservoir

The recently renovated 15.5-billion-gallon regional reservoir has been operating since July 2014. That’s when a multi-step renovation of the reservoir interior was completed. That renovation included adding a drainage system to alleviate the build-up of water pressure and adding thicker, stronger soil cement to the facility.

Monday, July 11, 2016/Number of views (2674)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 4.0
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Mitigation Efforts at C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir Prove Successful

Mitigation Efforts at C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir Prove Successful

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:

Tuesday, June 30, 2015/Number of views (4924)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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