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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 (758)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Know A Landscape That Is Beautiful And Water Efficient?

Know A Landscape That Is Beautiful And Water Efficient?

If your landscape is both eye-catching and water-efficient, now is the time to enter the 2018 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. 
Tuesday, May 8, 2018/Number of views (544)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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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
Tampa Bay Water Asks:  Do You Know Your H2O?

Tampa Bay Water Asks: Do You Know Your H2O?

Tampa Bay Water recently launched a regional water quality campaign to build confidence in the high-quality water residents receive from Tampa Bay Water and its members. A 2015 public opinion survey revealed that about 40 percent of respondents don’t drink their tap water and about 49 percent think bottled water is safer than water from their tap.
Friday, October 27, 2017/Number of views (1122)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Plenty of Tap Water for Hurricane Preparations!

Plenty of Tap Water for Hurricane Preparations!

As Irma moves closer to Florida, more and more residents are rushing to stores to buy bottled water. But, remember, you have plenty of safe, clean water right at your tap! While both tap and bottled water are safe to drink, your tap water is more strictly regulated and tested than bottled water. And let’s not forget that tap water in the Tampa Bay region costs less than a penny per gallon.

Thursday, September 7, 2017/Number of views (4114)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 4.2
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Supporting Increased Efficiency through Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

Supporting Increased Efficiency through Florida-Friendly Landscaping™

The Tampa Bay area does a great job of using water wisely inside the home. But during warm, dry months, our area’s water use spikes. In fact, there are times when up to 50 percent of all water used in the Tampa Bay region is used outdoors.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017/Number of views (1108)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Mini-Grants Available for Source Water Protection

Mini-Grants Available for Source Water Protection

Tampa Bay Water is looking for groups who share the goal of protecting the waters of our region. With mini-grants between $2,000 and $10,000 available to community groups, non-profits, schools and universities, Tampa Bay Water is seeking partnerships to prevent pollution, clean local waterways and protect our drinking water sources.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017/Number of views (850)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Updated Investment Policy Secures Funding Future

Updated Investment Policy Secures Funding Future

Tampa Bay Water periodically reviews its investment policy in an effort to improve the management of idle funds and better reflect current market conditions. The last time the investment policy was reviewed was three years ago.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017/Number of views (774)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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