Does Your Home or Business Have an Award-Winning Landscape?

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“Water-Wise” landscapes are an important part of our Tampa Bay community that deserve to be recognized. Complete a short online entry form to find out if you have a Community Water-Wise Award winner. For more than a decade, the Tampa Water Department has partnered with your UF/IFAS Extension of Hillsborough County and Tampa Bay Water to celebrate award-winning landscapes in Tampa. The deadline for 2019 entries is June 30.


The Community Water-Wise Awards categories are: residential, multi-family, commercial, schools government and builder. So, whether at home or at work, every landscape in our city can be Florida Friendly and Water-Wise. Valid entries receive an onsite visit and a detailed landscape evaluation from the Florida Friendly LandscapingTM Program to help you take your landscape “to the next level.” Fill out an application before June 30 and tell the judges what makes your landscape award-winning and Water-Wise.


See pictures of our past winners when you visit and click on Community Water-Wise Awards. Fill out the application at  To receive an application by mail, please call (813)274-5912.

For additional information, contact:

Chuck Weber, P.E., Water Department Director

Office: (813) 274-8663

Cell: (813) 480-3159

Fax: (813) 274-7435