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Tampa is on a Mission to Remodel, Reuse, and Reinvent Water Resources

A key part of solving the city’s sewage crisis lies within. That is: within the underground world of interconnected pipelines. For over two decades, Florida has been recognized as a national frontrunner in water reuse, with domestic wastewater facilities increasing their reuse capacity exponentially. Currently, approximately 738 million gallons per day of reclaimed water is being distributed statewide for optimal purposes. Reclaimed water from public access reuse systems is used to irrigate approximately 362,000 residences, 530 golf courses, 1,000 parks

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Tampa Prepares for Flooding with Sewer Improvements

With the rainy season just a few months away, Tampa is resurrecting a plan to address some of the worst flooding in the city. The current plan is to alleviate most of the flooding issues with $250 million in drainage and sewer improvements. Last summer saw some of the worst flooding in years in South and West Tampa, as rain fell on the city for 11 straight days. Some businesses could not open because workers and customers could not get

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What Precipitates Sinkhole Events in Florida

As Florida’s population grows it expands into areas which may be potentially more susceptible to sinkhole formation. Therefore, more sinkholes are being witnessed and reported. There are several factors to consider in the formation of a sinkhole. Such as: Hydrologic conditions, including lack of rainfall, lowered water levels, or, conversely, excessive rainfall in a short period of time, can all contribute to sinkhole development.  Sinkholes form naturally under standard geologic and hydro geologic conditions throughout much of Florida. Additional stresses

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Bay Area Gears up for Possible Flooding

Tampa has had quite a rainy summer. This is the season, actually. The main concern now, is the chance that another flood could occur as the Bay Area prepares for Tropical Storm Erika. It has, just this week, been a potential, if not likely, threat to cause more damages to roads and homes. Earlier this month, the City had repairs to approximately 155 sewer system cave-ins, 30 destroyed sections of road, and 875 pothole repairs. This had emergency repair crews

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Tampa’s Flooding Advisory

Residents in and around Tampa! We have had quite a few days of record setting rain and flooding in several of our neighborhoods. The substantial flooding was mostly contained to streets and not homes. However, the inclement weather can still bring an array of issues for our sewer system. The City of Pinellas County, in the area of Seminole Blvd. and 94th Ave, is experiencing road closures due to a sewer back up. Crews at the site were able to

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