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Tampa Bay Water Explores Water Careers with Tampa Bay Area Youth

Tampa Bay Water Explores Water Careers with Tampa Bay Area Youth

Each year, Tampa Bay Water hosts Take Your Daughters and Sons to Work Day, encouraging boys and girls to explore their interests and apply what they learn in school to the real world. The day also provides an opportunity for children to learn about the diversity of careers in water.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Number of views (4244)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Energy Management Program Saves Energy and Money

Energy Management Program Saves Energy and Money

In 2014, the average Florida household used about 13,000 kilowatt hours of power annually. When you compare that to the 140 million kilowatt hours Tampa Bay Water used last year, it’s easy to see why reducing energy use and improving efficiency is an important effort for Tampa Bay Water, its members and the environment.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Number of views (4457)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

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 now accepting applications for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. Residents, businesses and community organizations with landscapes that represent the beauty and resiliency of Florida’s natural environment are encouraged to apply online by June 30, 2015.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Number of views (3883)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Tampa Bay Water RISE Program Promotes Efficiency

Tampa Bay Water RISE Program Promotes Efficiency

Enhancing performance is an integral part of Tampa Bay Water’s mission, which is why the RISE program was introduced. RISE stands for Resilient Infrastructure, Systems and Employees, and is an organization-wide effort aimed at enhancing performance through improved business practices, integrating data systems, implementing a continual improvement program and engaging staff across the agency.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Number of views (4499)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Is your landscaping the envy of the neighborhood – not just because of its beauty, but also because it is Florida-friendly and water-efficient? Then you need to enter the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, sponsored by Tampa Bay Water.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015/Number of views (4081)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Awards Season Open for Water-Thrifty Landscapes

Awards Season Open for Water-Thrifty Landscapes

CLEARWATER, Fla. – 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 now accepting applications for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. Residents, businesses and community organizations with landscapes that represent the beauty and resiliency of Florida’s natural environment are encouraged to apply online by June 30, 2015.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015/Number of views (2273)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
April is Water Conservation Month

April is Water Conservation Month

The Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors joined the State of Florida and local governments in declaring April as Water Conservation Month. This annual proclamation underscores the need to conserve water during Florida’s typical spring dry season by highlighting a variety of programs, promotions and public awareness campaigns aimed at improving water use efficiency.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Number of views (5178)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 4.0
Minding Your Money

Minding Your Money

Tampa Bay Water is a not-for-profit governmental entity. It is funded through the wholesale water rate, which is a uniform rate that each member government pays. The water rate, which is currently $2.559 per 1,000 gallons, includes everything it takes to run and operate the water supply system, including energy and chemical costs, maintenance, staffing and debt.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Number of views (3994)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Public Affairs: A Conduit of Information

Public Affairs: A Conduit of Information

It may be one of the smaller departments, but Tampa Bay Water’s public affairs staff has a big impact with the community. It manages the numerous opportunities/channels that the public uses to interact with the regional water supply wholesaler, ensuring that these lines of communication remain open at all times.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015/Number of views (4601)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Upgraded Bond Ratings Could Save Public Millions

Upgraded Bond Ratings Could Save Public Millions

Tampa Bay Water received outstanding credit ratings for 2015. Fitch and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) confirmed the agency’s rating of AA+, and Moody’s upgraded the agency’s rating to AA1.

Thursday, February 19, 2015/Number of views (4521)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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