May 2013 Tampa Water Department News


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Take the Challenge during Drinking Water Week

Drinking Water Week is May 5-11, 2013; What do you know about H2O?Tampa residents are invited to take the 7-Day Drinking Water Knowledge Challenge this week during Drinking Water Week to discover the importance of drinking water in their daily lives. Challenge details are available at tampaGov.net/SaveWater. In the United States, the average person uses about 100 gallons of water a day.
             
    “Continuing to have a sufficient supply of drinking water is essential to Tampa’s economic and environmental health. Our community’s efficient use of water starts with each individual’s actions. Participating in the 7-Day Challenge is an easy way to find out how well you are doing”, said Brad Baird, Water Department Director.
             
    Drinking Water Week is an annual week-long celebration of our most precious natural resource, water. Water is the first ingredient in nearly every product we use. It is a vital element of our daily lives, and it is used by everyone.
             
    View Mayor Buckhorn’s Proclamation of May 5 – 11, 2013, as Drinking Water Week in Tampa at tampagov.net/proclamations/20130505_Drinking_Water_Week.pdf
             
    For more than 30 years Drinking Water Week has provided an opportunity to highlight the essential role a safe, reliable water supply has in our overall quality of life – from public health protection and fire suppression to the critical role it plays in supporting the economy, and renew our commitment to use it wisely.
             
    Visit tampagov.net/Water to find out about Tampa’s drinking water and how we can work together to protect our community’s natural water resources.

Water Quality Report Ad for Tampa; visit tampagov.net/2012CCR for copy or call 274-5657Clean Air Fair Flyer; Join the City of Tampa for free event on May 9 at Poe Plaza downtown from 11:30-1:30  
 
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