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Colin’s Commotion: The Sunshine State’s Rain Storm

When Tropical Storm Colin sent heavy rain across the Tampa Bay area, it caused delays in traffic, graduations, airline flights and more. Seemingly, no stone was left unturned including manholes and untreated sewage. Rain overwhelmed aging pipelines, some of which date back to the 1920’s, hence overflows. The city of St. Petersburg is now in the process of approval for investments to the city’s wastewater system. Upgrades are needed for capacity improvements and restructuring of an aged sewer system. Comparably,

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Wastewater Consolidation for Sewer Improvement

The Tampa area has recently begun sewer repairs which are expected to encounter traffic delays. Commuters on Gunn Highway in northwest Hillsborough County will experience some construction delays while new water and sewer lines are installed. Median crossovers and eastbound and westbound, inside travel lanes will be closed for 11 weeks in these two areas: between Lynn Turner Road and Hampton Park Boulevard, and between Veterans Expressway and Normandie Road. Temporary lane closings will be reopened at the end of

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Tampa’s Program for Irrigation Meters

Tampa Water Department customers residing outside the reclaimed water service area may be able to reduce their monthly water and wastewater costs by installing a separate irrigation meter to measure water used for irrigation, car washing and pool filling.   A dedicated irrigation meter, or lawn meter, is a water meter that only meters water used for outdoor watering, or other uses that do not return water to the City’s wastewater system for treatment and disposal.  Residential accounts in Tampa,

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed professional is needed for drain pipe cleaning. This will also maximize your awareness

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Sewer and Water 101

Summer is indeed here in all its glory.  We know that means rainfall is here, too.  In fact, in many parts of the country we have had record setting storms.  Precipitation can heavily contribute to an overloaded sewer system.  As a nation, we have over 700 communities that utilize combined sewer systems.  There are some cities that have separate sewer systems but this is no small financial investment.  Even so, municipalities have the burden of making sure these systems are

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