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SWFWMD and County exchange land for restoration and protection

The Southwest Florida Water Management District‘s Governing Board recently voted to exchange properties with Hillsborough County in an effort to work together to protect conservation land. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners voted to approve this same effort at their April 20 meeting. The District agreed to exchange approximately 205 acres of land with…


River Board Coordinates with Tampa Bay Water

With the C.W.Bill Young Regional Reservoir down for repairs, other sources of water must be relied upon. At their June regular meeting, the Hillsborough River Interlocal Planning Board’s Technical Advisory Council received an update of these repairs by Mr. Jon Kennedy of Tampa Bay Water. Mr. Kennedy reported that no Water Use Permits had been…


Lawn watering reduced to one day weekly in Tampa area

By Carl Lisciandrello Published: February 26, 2013 Residents in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties will face tighter watering restrictions starting March 13. The Southwest Florida Water Management District‘s governing board voted Tuesday to enact the tighter controls as below-normal rainfall has resulted in reduced river levels and increased water-supply concerns. The restrictions, which run through…

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