Students Learn About Protecting Drinking Water Sources at the Great American Teach-In

Students Learn About Protecting Drinking Water Sources at the Great American Teach-In

This year, like many before, Tampa Bay Water staff worked together to educate more than 400 children during the 2014 Great American Teach-In.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014/Number of views (3577)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Holiday Water Saving Tips

Holiday Water Saving Tips

‘Tis the Season to Conserve Water

The holidays are fast approaching and there’s a lot that needs to be done – cooking big meals, baking holiday treats, getting the house ready for family and friends – and you’ve got gifts to buy! It’s the season to entertain, and all of the holiday cooking can involve using more water than usual.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Number of views (4457)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.8
Categories: blogWater-Wise
The Year in Water

The Year in Water

Tampa Bay Water’s fiscal year and “water year” run from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. At the end of each water year, the regional utility reports on demand and supply for the previous 12 months and provides an outlook for the coming year.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Number of views (3305)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
A Fond Farewell to Commissioner Susan Latvala

A Fond Farewell to Commissioner Susan Latvala

Tampa Bay Water said a fond farewell to Pinellas County Commission Susan Latvala at its October board meeting. Commissioner Latvala has served on the Tampa Bay Water board since January 2001.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014/Number of views (2960)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Adequate Water Now…and in the Future

Adequate Water Now…and in the Future

Our region currently has enough drinking water to last for the next 10 to15 years. The region is enjoying a surplus, thanks to the continued planning efforts of Tampa Bay Water and its member governments.

Monday, November 24, 2014/Number of views (5052)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Tampa Bay Water Hosts Florida Water and Climate Alliance Workshop

Tampa Bay Water Hosts Florida Water and Climate Alliance Workshop

Tampa Bay Water is hosting the Florida Water and Climate Alliance (FloridaWCA) workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 5.

FloridaWCA is a stakeholder-scientist partnership committed to increasing the relevance of climate science data and tools to support decision-making in water source management, planning and supply operations in Florida. FloridaWCA members include the University of Florida Water Institute, Florida State University, three water management districts, and six major public water supply utilities.

Tuesday, November 04, 2014/Number of views (3937)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: blogClimate
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Source Water Protection Mini-Grant Applications Accepted

Source Water Protection Mini-Grant Applications Accepted

Tampa Bay Water is 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.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Number of views (4147)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Funding Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Funding Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors is once again funding the Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough county Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) program. The board voted at its regular meeting to provide a total of $404,500 to the conservation program, which focuses on increasing water use efficiency within the tri-county region.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Number of views (3630)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Improving Energy Efficiency

Improving Energy Efficiency

It takes a lot of energy to pump, treat and distribute drinking water across the 2,000-square mile service area covered by Tampa Bay Water. Reducing energy use and improving efficiency is an important effort for Tampa Bay Water to keep costs down and protect the environment.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Number of views (3226)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Harmful Algal Blooms No Threat to Water Supply

Harmful Algal Blooms No Threat to Water Supply

This summer, Toledo’s drinking water was declared unsafe due to a massive blue-green algae bloom in Lake Erie. Thankfully, Tampa Bay Water’s member governments don’t have to worry about blue-green algae. Should the algae become prevalent in area surface water, Tampa Bay Water’s treatment plant can remove it and its toxins through a multi-barrier treatment process.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014/Number of views (4257)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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