Continuing Our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

Continuing Our Commitment to Florida-Friendly Landscaping

For the 22nd consecutive year, Tampa Bay Water’s board of directors approved funding for the Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough county Florida-Friendly Landscaping (FFL) program. Tampa Bay Water will provide $443,668 to the program, whose goal is to foster a sense of environmental stewardship among citizens by increasing awareness of natural systems and resources, and how they relate to ecology, economy and quality of life.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016/Number of views (1856)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Let Your Landscaping Go Native!

Let Your Landscaping Go Native!

The 5th Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

For the final post in a 5-part series on Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, we are going to get down to the root of the issue – literally!

The roots we will be discussing are those attached to trees on your property and native plants that make up a Florida-friendly yard.

Monday, June 22, 2015/Number of views (3531)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: blogWater-Wise
Deadline Approaching for Entries in Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Deadline Approaching for Entries in Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Clearwater, Fla. – Tampa Bay Water is accepting final entries for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. The deadline is quickly approaching and Tampa Bay Water urges all applicants to apply today! The application is online at tampabaywaterwise.org and must be received by June 30, 2015.

Friday, June 19, 2015/Number of views (3217)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away…Save it for Another Day!

Rain, Rain, Don’t Go Away…Save it for Another Day!

The 4th Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

The old rhyme “April showers bring May flowers,” doesn’t work so well here in central Florida. For us, the rhyme should be, “April and May flowers bring lots of summer showers.”

Monday, June 15, 2015/Number of views (5505)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: blogWater-Wise
Smart Irrigation Techniques Can Result in Substantial Water Savings –  And are an Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

Smart Irrigation Techniques Can Result in Substantial Water Savings – And are an Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

The 3rd Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

As you’ve probably heard by now, the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards is a program offered by Tampa Bay Water recognizing those homeowners and businesses committed to conserving water and protecting the environment by using the most water-efficient landscaping practices. 2015 is the 16th year of this competition, and Tampa Bay Water wants to give you a chance to make your landscaping “Water-Wise.”

Tuesday, June 09, 2015/Number of views (5074)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
Categories: blogWater-Wise
The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an  Award-Winning Landscape

The Right Plant in the Right Place – An Important Part of an Award-Winning Landscape

The 2nd Post in a 5-Part Series on the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards

Recently, Tampa Bay Water told you about the Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, a program that recognizes those homeowners and businesses committed to conserving water and protecting the environment by using the most water-efficient landscaping practices in their beautiful landscapes. This is the 16th year of this competition, and Tampa Bay Water wants to give you a chance to make your landscaping “Water-Wise.”

Friday, May 22, 2015/Number of views (4858)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have what it Takes to Be Award Winning?

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 now accepting applications for the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards. Residents, businesses and community organizations with landscapes that represent the beauty and resiliency of Florida’s natural environment are encouraged to apply online by June 30, 2015.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015/Number of views (2959)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Does Your Landscape Have What it Takes to be Award-Winning?

Is your landscaping the envy of the neighborhood – not just because of its beauty, but also because it is Florida-friendly and water-efficient? Then you need to enter the 2015 Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards, sponsored by Tampa Bay Water.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015/Number of views (2926)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: No rating
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 (4612)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 3.8
Categories: blogWater-Wise
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 (3748)/Comments (-)/ Article rating: 5.0
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