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Red Tide No Threat to Tampa Bay Water Supplies

Red Tide No Threat to Tampa Bay Water Supplies

The issues with red tide along the southern gulf coast of Florida may lead to questions about the effects on our drinking water supply. Tampa Bay Water’s regional drinking water supplies are unaffected by red tide for several reasons.
Monday, August 27, 2018/Number of views (613)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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 (824)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2018 Public Opinion Survey Results

2018 Public Opinion Survey Results

To gauge public opinion on important water issues in the region such as long-term water supply planning, water needs, and water quality, Downs & St. Germain Research, on behalf of Tampa Bay Water, conducted a telephone and online survey of 1,200 randomly selected households in the Tampa Bay Water area.
Monday, August 27, 2018/Number of views (490)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Board Approves Funding for Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

Board Approves Funding for Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

Efficient water use inside the home and outside the home is important to stretching the region’s drinking water supplies.
Monday, August 27, 2018/Number of views (897)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 4.7
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Funds Approved for Glazer Children’s Museum Water Exhibit

Funds Approved for Glazer Children’s Museum Water Exhibit

The water exhibit at the Glazer Children’s Museum is getting an upgrade, thanks to a $150,000 grant from Tampa Bay Water. 
Monday, June 25, 2018/Number of views (546)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Water Savings Offset Capital Expenses

Water Savings Offset Capital Expenses

From 2000 through 2016, demand for water in Tampa Bay Water’s service area declined 18 percent, thanks to a combination of economic changes as well as active and passive conservation initiatives.
Monday, June 25, 2018/Number of views (451)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Celebrating 20 Years of Water Solutions

Celebrating 20 Years of Water Solutions

In June 1998, six local governments cemented a regional solution that was two years in the making: Tampa Bay Water. The move was remarkable – an accomplishment that is as impressive today as it was 20 years ago.
Thursday, June 21, 2018/Number of views (499)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Reclaimed Water as a Potential Source

Reclaimed Water as a Potential Source

Using reclaimed water to augment drinking water sources, or potable reuse, is a concept that has been around for decades. Recently, it has gained more prominence as local utilities try to find more beneficial ways to reuse this resource.
Friday, March 16, 2018/Number of views (739)/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
Meeting the Needs of Fast-growing South-Central Hillsborough

Meeting the Needs of Fast-growing South-Central Hillsborough

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hillsborough County is one of the top 10 fastest growing counties in the country based on population growth from July 2015 to July 2016. An influx of residents means increased water needs, and Hillsborough County’s demand projections for its south-central service area show a faster rate of growth than previously projected.

Friday, October 27, 2017/Number of views (1128)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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