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Resilient Tampa, a roadmap towards a stronger and more equitable future, created despite the COVID-19 pandemic, builds upon the city’s assets and strengths to address the most urgent shocks and stresses facing Tampa.  Mayor Jane Castor and the City…
Updated: 05/27/2021 - 09:56 am
City of Tampa Utilities is warning residents about a phone scam where imposters are telling customers they will have their water service shut off if they do not pay their bill immediately. Several utility customers have received threatening phone…
Updated: 05/20/2021 - 01:29 pm
The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between March 8 and March 29, 2021. During this period, the department will use chlorine instead of chloramine to disinfect the water distributed to all…
Updated: 02/24/2021 - 11:39 am
he Tampa Water Department recently completed an extensive valve assessment, repair and replacement project in the neighborhoods closest to Raymond James Stadium, including portions of Drew Park, MacFarlane Park, and Plaza Terrace. This project began…
Updated: 01/20/2021 - 09:17 am
In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and market uncertainty, the City of Tampa demonstrated exceptional financial management by securing the largest bond sale in Florida at the time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the largest water…
Updated: 12/18/2020 - 10:55 am
The City plans to close its “business only” distribution site on December 10. The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department distributed (295,248 bottles of water and 498,479 face coverings) to businesses and non-profit organizations who took…
Updated: 12/10/2020 - 11:14 am
The precautionary boil water notice issued earlier this week as a result of the water main break at the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility is no longer in effect in our service area which includes the City of Tampa as well as parts of…
Updated: 12/10/2020 - 10:22 am
Beginning at 9 a.m. today, the outside northbound and outside southbound lanes of North Nebraska Avenue will be closed between East Sligh Avenue and East Elm Street while the Tampa Water Department returns to complete a more permanent repair…
Updated: 12/17/2020 - 08:26 am
The first round of water quality testing after issuing a precautionary boil water notice late Monday afternoon has shown satisfactory results with no evidence of contamination. The results of the second round of water quality testing will become…
Updated: 12/09/2020 - 03:10 pm
Businesses and non-profit organizations operating in Tampa city limits now can pick up bulk quantities of bottled water and masks from a dedicated “business only” site. The City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department added the additional site to…
Updated: 12/09/2020 - 12:18 pm
As of December 7, the City of Tampa is under a Boil Water Notice. In order to help residents during this time until the Boil Water Notice is rescinded, the Tampa Parks and Recreation Department will be distributing free bottled water to city…
Updated: 12/08/2020 - 02:56 pm
The citywide notice banning irrigation watering following the transmission main break at the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility has now been rescinded. Residents are permitted to resume their normal irrigation watering schedules. To learn more…
Updated: 12/08/2020 - 10:12 am
Mayor Jane Castor will be providing a update on the status of the transmission break that occurred yesterday afternoon at the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility. WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Brad Baird, Deputy Administrator of Infrastructure,…
Updated: 12/08/2020 - 07:59 am
Late yesterday afternoon a large transmission water main coming from the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility was hit by a third party performing work in the area. Work crews have been working through the night to effect repairs. That work…
Updated: 12/08/2020 - 07:08 am
Earlier this afternoon a transmission water main from the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility was hit by a third party performing work in the area. We have now isolated the water main and shut down the flow of water in the area. We are in the…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 07:21 pm
A citywide notice banning irrigation watering is in now effect. Residents are required to shut off all automatic irrigation meter and sprinkler systems until further notice. This ban is intended to conserve the City’s available water resources after…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 06:04 pm
A citywide precautionary boil water notice is in effect after a third-party performing work in the area hit a transmission main coming from the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility this afternoon. Residents are advised to take the following…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 04:46 pm
This afternoon a transmission main coming from the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility was hit by a third party performing work in the area. Parts of our system are currently experiencing lower pressure as a result. Tampa Water Department crews…
Updated: 12/07/2020 - 04:34 pm
The Tampa Water Department will demonstrate its ongoing commitment towards improving the health and safety of our residents by kicking off a year-long pilot study of a new technology for treating drinking water known as Suspended Ion Exchange.  This…
Updated: 11/30/2020 - 05:28 am
Mayor Jane Castor, along with Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan, will be dedicating the most recent installment of Art on the Block program, a mural at the R.I.C.H House at Robles Park. Local artist Ya Levy La’Ford, who was commissioned to create the…
Updated: 11/05/2020 - 10:41 am