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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 Water…

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As residents brace for what could be the coldest Christmas in decades, the Tampa Water Department is taking a proactive approach to make sure our service continues to run, uninterrupted through the…

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This year’s award winners are Tampa residents Tony Monk and Megan Etue. They created an inviting design with curb appeal and Florida-Friendly landscaping principles. Download Video Cultivating a…

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The Tampa Water Department will be holding its first Job Expo on Saturday, October 22, 2022. The department is actively recruiting for a wide range of talent, from entry-level applicants to seasoned…

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The Tampa Water Department is announcing the temporary switch to its water disinfection process to chlorine starting Monday, October 3 through Monday, October 24, 2022. This routine preventative…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…