Water Smarter in Conservation Month

Water Smarter in Conservation Month

April is Water Conservation Month in Florida. It’s one of the driest months of the year. And as temperatures start to rise in the spring, so does water use.

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Reservoir Renovation: Building in Safety

Reservoir Renovation: Building in Safety

Previously Published in Reservoir Newsletter

Tampa Bay Water has a long record of safety with the Regional Reservoir. That commitment to safety started with the reservoir’s site selection, continued through construction of the original facility, and has remained constant since 2005 when the facility was first filled.

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Research Goal: Improve Water Quality, Reduce Cost

Research Goal: Improve Water Quality, Reduce Cost

Tampa Bay Water is currently teaming with the Water Research Foundation, Veolia and Carollo Engineers on a research project to understand how to use biofiltration at the regional surface water treatment plant to enhance water quality, treatment and hydraulic performance.

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April is Water Conservation Month and You Can Water Smarter

April is Water Conservation Month and You Can Water Smarter

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 variety of programs, promotions and public awareness campaigns aimed at improving water use efficiency.

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Improved Water Quality in the Works for Pinellas County

Improved Water Quality in the Works for Pinellas County

A new project is under construction in Pinellas County that will provide the County with more consistent water quality and reduce long-term operations and maintenance costs.

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Reduced water usage requested during construction

Reduced water usage requested during construction

Citizens are asked to curb all unnecessary indoor and outdoor water use during construction

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 18, and continuing through Friday, Feb. 28, the Pinellas County drinking water supply will be limited, due to a scheduled construction project by the Pinellas County Department of Environment and Infrastructure and Tampa Bay Water, the regional water wholesaler serving Pinellas County.
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Predicting the Impacts of Climate Variability on Florida

Predicting the Impacts of Climate Variability on Florida

Since 2008, Tampa Bay Water has been working nationally and regionally to understand the impacts of climate variability on its water supplies so it can adjust and adapt to meet demand. With half of the region’s supply coming from river water, which is directly linked to rainfall, understanding how climate variability affects supply reliability is crucial to future planning.

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Environmental Recovery Sustained in the Region

Environmental Recovery Sustained in the Region

When Tampa Bay Water was formed 15 years ago, one of the goals of the regional utility was to reduce groundwater pumping at long-producing facilities to enable the environment to recover. Groundwater pumping was one of the causes of low water levels in lakes and wetlands near regional wellfields. (Other factors affecting water levels include drainage changes and development). 

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2013 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Award Winners

2013 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Award Winners

Several residents entered the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards to compete for the best design in Florida-Friendly landscapes. Residents in Hillsborough County, Pinellas County, Pasco County, New Port Richey, St. Petersburg and Tampa were invited to apply.

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Input Improves the Planning Process

Input Improves the Planning Process

Since the mid 1990s, your regional water supply authority has been committed to a dynamic public outreach process to improve its projects and programs. By working cooperatively with our member governments, the business community and residents, we have been able to improve our service to the Tampa Bay community.

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