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TAMPA, Fla. (July 3, 2024) -- As the Tampa Bay region continues to experience drier-than-normal weather conditions, residents will continue to only be allowed to irrigate their lawns once-a-week. The…

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TAMPA, Fla. (April 30, 2024) --  One hundred and seventy-five years…

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For the first time in the Tampa Water Department's history, a construction team has been formed as a proactive approach to combat soaring construction costs. As the city works to complete critical…

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Faced with an ongoing rain deficit, Tampa is kicking off “Water Conservation Month” with a community fair aimed at reducing customers’ water use. The Tampa Water Department’s water conservation and…

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The Hillsborough River is going green ahead of next weekend’s Tampa’s Downtown River O’ Green event. Today, Friday, March 8, at 10:00 a.m., the Tampa Downtown Partnership, Grow Financial, and City of…

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The City of Tampa is taking an important step to maintain its world-class tree canopy while making important infrastructure improvements to the community. The City is expanding the Neighborhoods…

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As the Tampa Bay region continues to experience drier-than-normal weather conditions, the once-a-week watering restrictions have been extended. The Southwest Florida Water Management District (…

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As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) prepares to release its drinking water regulations on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as "Forever Chemicals," the Tampa Water…

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Mayor Recognizes Homeowners for their Water-Wise Landscape…

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Due to this year’s drought, the Southwest Florida Management Water District (SWFWMD) issued a Modified Phase 1 Water Shortage for Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Pasco Counties. This order will limit…

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The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its disinfection process Monday, November 6 through Monday, November 27. This is routine maintenance that preserves the quality of our drinking…

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 With water usage in the City of Tampa continuing to rise and reach record levels, the Water Department is encouraging Tampa customers to participate in the "Imagine a Day Without Water"…

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After an unusually dry rainy season and a significant rise in water usage, the City of Tampa Water Department is urging residents and businesses to use water wisely. Starting this month, water…

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City Joins Effort to Clean our Coastline   Keeping our parks and coastlines trash-free not only benefits our local neighborhoods, but it also protects our main source of drinking water: the…

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Tampa Water Department Responds to Prolonged Period of Low Rainfall by Temporarily Purchasing Water from Wholesale Water Provider   For the second time this calendar year, the Tampa Water…

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The City of Tampa Water Department is making a major step in sustaining the future quality and consistency of its drinking water. Starting today, the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Facility will…

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The City of Tampa’s Water Department is installing eight new 40-foot-long pumps and motors at the David L. Tippin Water Treatment Plant as part of its High Service Pump Station project. Once in…

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The Tampa Water Department will temporarily change its disinfection process from Monday, June 12 through Monday, July 3, 2023, as part of its routine maintenance to preserve drinking water quality.…

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This Earth Day, the public is invited to learn how to keep their landscapes healthy and thriving while saving a precious resource: our water! The Tampa Water Department Conservation team will be…

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Tampa Water Department Addresses Seasonal Drought by Temporarily Purchasing Water from Wholesale Water Provider The Tampa Water Department will purchase water from Tampa Bay Water (TBW) beginning…

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The Water Department is launching a two-year pilot program that will test ultrasonic technology to reduce algae growth in a selected area of the Hillsborough River reservoir. The program will consist…

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Cuts Permit Review Time by Over 75 Percent to Keep Up with City's Growth As more businesses continue to open and expand in Tampa and more people move into the city, the Water Department is…

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Deadline is June 30 Award season is underway in your neighborhood! The Community Water Wise Awards program is now taking applications from residents and businesses with beautiful, water-efficient…

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The Tampa Water Department is helping its customers keep a very important New Year’s resolution: saving water. The department is offering a series of workshops that focus on conserving water and in…

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Tampa Water Department crews and contractors are busy working to fix citywide damage triggered by the late December cold snap.   Between December 26, 2022, and December 30, 2022, the Tampa…