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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.

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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.
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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 (1559)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Mini-Grants Make a Difference

Mini-Grants Make a Difference

Safe drinking water starts at the source. In fact, protecting our region’s water resources is the first step in the multi-barrier process that ultimately leads to safe, clean drinking water at the tap. That’s why Tampa Bay Water invests in outreach and education efforts through its Source Water Protection Mini-Grant Program. The mini-grants range from $2,000-$10,000 and are a cost-effective way to improve public understanding and participation in protecting regional water sources.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015/Number of views (3593)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating

Tampa Bay Community Groups Receive Grants to Help Protect Regional Drinking Water Sources

CLEARWATER, Fla. (December 15, 2015) – Tampa Bay Water announced Monday that it awarded grants to The Glazer Children’s Museum, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful and Keep Pinellas Beautiful for their efforts to protect the sources of the region’s drinking water. The grants were presented by Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors at its regular board meeting. 

Tuesday, December 15, 2015/Number of views (3576)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
$20,000 in Source Water Protection Mini-Grants Available

$20,000 in Source Water Protection Mini-Grants Available

Tampa Bay Water is once again offering $20,000 in mini-grants to fund events and projects sponsored by local community groups, non-profit groups, schools and universities that promote protection of our region’s drinking water sources. The agency is accepting applications until 5 p.m. on Nov. 20, 2015.

Friday, October 30, 2015/Number of views (4152)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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 (4109)/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.

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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.

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