Appeals Court Decision on Trial Court Judgment in Reservoir Lawsuit

Appeals Court Decision on Trial Court Judgment in Reservoir Lawsuit

The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the judgment of the trial court in the lawsuit over cracked soil-cement at the C.W. Bill Young Regional Reservoir. The decision was issued on Monday, September 23.

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Tampa Bay Water Accepting Mini-grant Applications for Source Water Protection

Tampa Bay Water Accepting Mini-grant Applications for Source Water Protection

Tampa Bay Water is once again offering $20,000 in mini-grants to help fund projects and events sponsored by local community groups, non-profit groups, schools and universities that help promote protection of the region’s drinking water sources.
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Continuing our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Continuing our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

The Tampa Bay Water board voted unanimously Monday to fund the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ (FFL) program for another year. 

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Reservoir Provides Water During Construction

Reservoir Provides Water During Construction

The renovation of the 15-billion gallon regional reservoir is being done in a way that is environmentally responsible and resource-efficient. One aspect of that environmental commitment is to use all water that is collected on site during construction. No water is discharged from the site.

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Improved Drinking Water on Tap for South-Central Hillsborough Customers

Improved Drinking Water on Tap for South-Central Hillsborough Customers

Hillsborough County water customers in south-central Hillsborough are now receiving higher quality water with improved taste thanks to a new hydrogen sulfide removal facility at the Lithia Water Treatment Plant.

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Improved Drinking Water On Tap for South-Central Hillsborough Customers; Tiny Bubbles May Make Water Appear Cloudy

Hillsborough County water customers in south-central Hillsborough are now receiving higher quality water thanks to a new hydrogen sulfide removal facility at the Lithia Water Treatment Plant.

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In Sync with Our Region’s Weather

In Sync with Our Region’s Weather

Tampa Bay Water’s system is unique in that it combines groundwater, desalinated seawater and river water. These different sources allow the utility to operate in sync with the weather—something all Floridians can—and do—practice at home.

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Reservoir Provides Drought Resistance

Reservoir Provides Drought Resistance

When Tampa Bay Water first proposed a regional reservoir in the late 1990s, there were many people that were skeptical. An above-ground, off-stream reservoir of this magnitude had never been attempted in the Southeast or in Florida.

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15 Years of Regional Cooperation, Solutions

15 Years of Regional Cooperation, Solutions

Fifteen years ago, on June 10, 1998, state and local elected officials from Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties were joined by the late Governor Lawton Chiles at the Florida Aquarium to sign the legislation and governance documents that created Tampa Bay Water as a true regional utility.

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Matt Jordan Approved to Lead Tampa Bay Water

On July 8, 2013, Matthew W. Jordan will take the helm as general manager of Tampa Bay Water. The utility’s board of directors approved Jordan’s employment contract at its June 17 meeting. The three-year contract sets an annual salary of $180,000.

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