Reservoir Filling to Begin This Summer

Reservoir Filling to Begin This Summer

This summer, Tampa Bay Water will once again be able to store water in the regional reservoir. Kiewit Infrastructure South, the contractor renovating the storage facility, is closing in on a key schedule milestone—beginning initial filling this summer.

Thursday, June 19, 2014/Number of views (4914)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Saving Water in Your Home is Easy and Cost-Effective

Saving Water in Your Home is Easy and Cost-Effective

You know that every time you flush your toilet, use your shower or wash a load of clothes, you are using water. However, did you know that you may be using A LOT more water than necessary to do these things – resulting in a higher water bill at the end of each month?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014/Number of views (3869)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.0
Extension Services Provide Educational Opportunities to Everyone

Extension Services Provide Educational Opportunities to Everyone

Many of you have heard of Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) and the nine FFL principles. For those of you who may not have heard of this, any landscape can be Florida-Friendly if its designed and cared for according to those sustainable practices. But did you know about the organization that is behind Florida-Friendly Landscaping? It’s the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension (Extension).

Wednesday, April 09, 2014/Number of views (3497)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Be a Water-Wise Winner

Be a Water-Wise Winner

Does your home or business have a Florida-Friendly landscape to be proud of? Is your lawn and garden not only attractive but also water-efficient? Does your landscape represent the beauty and resiliency of our natural environment? Then you need to enter the 2014 Water-Wise Award Program.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014/Number of views (3908)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Lawn Watering: There’s an App for That

Lawn Watering: There’s an App for That

Wouldn’t it be nice if your mobile device could tell you what your lawn needs? Maybe even send you a message to turn off your sprinkler if it rains? Now it can, thanks to a new app called Smartirrigation Turf. The app was specifically created to help urban turf irrigators in Florida and Georgia water their lawns more effectively and efficiently.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014/Number of views (7074)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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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.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014/Number of views (3711)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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.

Friday, February 28, 2014/Number of views (5273)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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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.

Friday, February 28, 2014/Number of views (5741)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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.

Friday, February 28, 2014/Number of views (3858)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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.

Friday, February 28, 2014/Number of views (4575)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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