Water Treatment Process

Tampa’s demand for water averages about 80 million gallons a day. Most of the demand, pumped from the Hillsborough River reservoir, is treated with a six-step process prior to being stored in large underground tanks called clearwells.
Tampa’s demand for water averages about 80 million gallons a day. Most of the demand, pumped from the Hillsborough River reservoir, is treated with a six-step process prior to being stored in large underground tanks called clearwells.

Tampa's water treatment plant is capable of producing up to 120 million gallons of high-quality drinking daily. On average, Tampa treats about 80 million gallons a day to provide potable water for residents, businesses and visitors.