June 13, 2017

Partnership Funds Largest Man-Made Groundwater Recharge Wetland in the World


A District-funded project to construct the largest man-made groundwater recharge wetland in the world will benefit the aquifer in Pasco County. The Central Pasco Beneficial Water Reuse Project will provide a daily average of 5 million gallons of Pasco County’s highly-treated reclaimed water back to the aquifer through the natural percolation process. The project is a partnership between the District and the County, which shared about $14 million in funding, and the owners of 4G Ranch, who provided the land.

June 7, 2017

Florida Water Star Celebrates 10 Years


Six local organizations and individuals were recently recognized for their work to further water conservation.

June 2, 2017

Enter Your Water-Wise Yard


Residents have just a few weeks left to enter their water-wise yard in Tampa Bay Water’s annual Water-Wise Awards. If you live in Pasco, Pinellas or Hillsborough counties or the cities of New Port Richey, St. Petersburg or Tampa, you are eligible to enter the contest.

May 23, 2017

District Tightens Water Restrictions


The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board voted today to increase water restrictions throughout the region. The modified Phase III water shortage order affects counties throughout the District’s boundaries including Charlotte, Citrus, DeSoto, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Lake, Levy, Manatee, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Sarasota and Sumter.

May 19, 2017

District Conducts Study at Flatford Swamp


A study of Flatford Swamp in Manatee County could lead to a project that could help improve groundwater levels, reduce saltwater intrusion and benefit the 3,000-acre habitat.

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