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Brad L Baird, P.E., Director of Water Department
(813) 274-8663
 
Take the Challenge during Drinking Water Week
 
Tampa, FL May 8, 2013 - 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.

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