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The Tampa Water Department called in a specialized dive team on Tuesday and Wednesday to remove two underwater valves, helping increase water flow and provide drinking water to the public. The valves…

News General, News Water Department

City employees (and family) volunteering to keep our coastline clean. What is Coastal Cleanup Day?  The international effort brings together volunteers from more than 150 countries to clean up…

News General, News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will be purchasing water from Tampa Bay Water (TBW) for several weeks beginning on Monday, September 19, 2022.  Why this purchase is necessary:  To facilitate planned…

News General, News Water Department

Tampa Water Department staff gave children at Temple Crest Park a chance to use their scientific skills to monitor the water in the Hillsborough River.  Event information: The after-school…

News General, News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between September 12-October 3, 2022.  What is happening: During this period, the department will use…

News General, News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will be purchasing water from Tampa Bay Water (TBW) for several weeks beginning on Monday, July 18, 2022.  Why this purchase is necessary:  To comply with the requirements…

News General, News Water Department

BEHIND THE SCENES LOOK: Crews Will Remove and Repair Aging Raw-Water Pump Key Part of Modernizing Water Department Infrastructure  The Tampa Water Department is providing a unique, behind-the-…

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Foundation for Tampa's Neighborhoods will drastically reduce the likelihood of water main breaks and wastewater cave ins.  WHO: Mayor Jane Castor, Brad Baird, Deputy Administrator of…

News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between March 14-April 4, 2022. What is happening: During this period, the department will use chlorine…

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The SIX Pilot Project just concluded at Tippin Water Treatment Facility in Tampa and will be implemented on a large scale by 2027.The Tampa Water Department has just completed an innovative pilot…

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 The Tampa Water Department has resumed its normal water disinfection process at the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility. The Water Department uses liquid oxygen to create ozone, a powerful…

News General, News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between September 7-28, 2021. During this period, the department will use chlorine instead of chloramine…

News General, News Water Department

Drinking Water Remains Safe to Drink Starting today, the Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine due to a lack of liquid oxygen delivery to the…

News General, News Water Department

The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its water disinfection process to chlorine between September 7-28, 2021. During this period, the department will use chlorine instead of chloramine…

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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…

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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…

News General, News Water Department

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…

News General, News Transportation Advisories and Road Closures, News Water Department

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,…

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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…

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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…

News General, News Parks and Recreation, News Water Department

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…

News General, News Transportation Advisories and Road Closures, News Water Department

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…

News Water Department

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…

News Emergency Management, News General, News Water Department

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…

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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…