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Residents are reminded that the county is still under a SWFWMD Water Shortage Order 5/21/2024 Applications now being accepted for FY25 stormwater education funding 5/21/2024 US Circuit Court of Appeals nixes Florida’s request for a stay in a wetlands permitting fight 5/21/2024 Register now for June 11th TBEP Mini-Grant webinar and Q&A 5/17/2024 Caloosahatchee River discharges and the duration of red tide events 5/17/2024 Help curb red tide and keep water clean by following fertilizer rules 5/16/2024 Hillsborough County “Drop Savers” poster contest winners announced for 2024 5/14/2024 Florida's outdated urban drainage systems cause more flooding, but there' a natural solution 5/14/2024 How Tampa’s water district is preparing for hurricane season flooding 5/10/2024 DOH-Hillsborough cautions about blue-green algae at Lake Thonotosassa 5/10/2024 2025 Bay Mini-Grant applications now being accepted 5/8/2024 Governor announces investments in Wildlife Corridor, red tide mitigation 4/29/2024 Hillsborough County Dept. of Health renews Health Alert for Lake Thonotosassa 4/29/2024 PFAS Regulation Update: Tampa Bay Water Addresses EPA’s New Standards 4/29/2024 First-of-its-kind study shows Florida Wildlife Corridor eases worst impacts of climate change 4/19/2024 Switch to green wastewater infrastructure could reduce emissions and provide huge savings, new resea 4/16/2024 UF/IFAS launches landscape water use survey 4/16/2024 U.S. District judge nails down decision in wetlands case 4/15/2024 Hillsborough County Reclaimed Water benefits residents, business, and the environment 4/5/2024 Water quality advisory issued for Hillsborough County beaches 4/5/2024 Florida Legislature lets local governments make their own fertilizer rules, bans again 4/4/2024 Cost of watering lawns in Florida? Not so bad compared to other states 4/3/2024 Finding ways to anchor dunes, Naples Botanical Garden looks at how different plants grow and survive 4/3/2024 Tampa receives federal funding for South Tampa flood mitigation project 4/3/2024 Judge: PACE home resilience loans must be included on tax rolls statewide 4/3/2024 U.S. losing valuable wetlands at alarming rate 4/1/2024 Hillsborough Dept. of Health issues blue-green algae Health Alert for Lake Thonotosassa 4/1/2024 Hillsborough County to give away free mosquitofish for residential ponds 4/1/2024 Here’s a look at Tampa Bay’s reclaimed water, and the future of reuse 3/29/2024 Lake Okeechobee water is heading to Florida’s coasts. What that means for red tide. 3/28/2024 Rocky Creek Bridge closed, soon to be replaced 3/25/2024 A small leak is contained at the Piney Point phosphate plant 3/25/2024 Tampa’s Wastewater System Undergoes Largest Investment in its History 3/21/2024 South Mobley Road slated for drainage improvements; public meeting scheduled 3/21/2024 FDEP invites public input on new water quality credit program 3/21/2024 Free film screening recounts the Tampa Bay ‘water wars’ of the 1990s 3/15/2024 Hillsborough County Health Dept. issues Health Alert for Lake Breckenridge, Mead Lake 3/13/2024 State seeks to speed up decision in wetlands permitting case 3/13/2024 Environmental groups oppose a stay in the fight over wetlands permitting in Florida 3/11/2024 Seagrasses in the Gulf of Mexico could be overgrazed by migrating herbivores due to warming waters 3/11/2024 SWFWMD launches “Water 101” campaign 3/8/2024 Spring break beachgoers should know about the dangers of rip currents 3/8/2024 Tampa Bay Water asks residents to curb water use by 5% during dry spring months 3/8/2024 TBEP releases “State of the Bay” report 3/8/2024 Florida Dept. of Health issues advisories for bacteria at four Hillsborough County beaches 3/8/2024 The Atlantic is hotter, earlier. That’s a bad sign for hurricane season, Florida corals 3/1/2024 NOAA rolls out new tool to predict river levels 2/29/2024 Florida DEP seeks stay on judicial ruling that removes its authority over wetland permits 2/29/2024 SWFWMD extends watering restrictions for Hillsborough, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties 2/29/2024 Climate change is throwing the water cycle into chaos across the U.S. 2/29/2024 Univ. Miami developing artificial reef modules to reduce coastal flooding 2/29/2024 UF Study: About half of Floridians not aware of local water restrictions 2/29/2024 Photographer: Inland development is destroying Florida’s coastal freshwater wetlands 2/23/2024 USF’s ‘Flood Hub’ is helping the state look into resiliency needs 2/21/2024 Judge rejects handing over wetland permitting duties to the State of Florida 2/19/2024 Report: Florida received D– in coastal management and sea level rise preparations 2/15/2024 New proposal would allow for water line extensions in rural Hillsborough County 2/14/2024 Crucial system of ocean currents is heading for a collapse due to climate change 2/12/2024 Reclaimed water service restored to northwest Hillsborough County 2/9/2024 Tampa Bay Water: More conservation is needed as spring dry-season approaches 2/7/2024 New NASA mission could help Lake Okeechobee, red tide in Florida 2/7/2024 Tampa Bay Water identifies two incremental supply options identified for south Hillsborough County 1/31/2024 UCF researchers estimate cost to tourism of 2018 red tide at $2.7 billion 1/30/2024 Reclaimed water still unavailable for northwest Hillsborough County water customers 1/29/2024 Water Quality Advisory issued for Picnic Island Beach 1/29/2024 Study: White House rule dramatically deregulates wetlands, streams and drinking water 1/26/2024 Flooding, groundwater rise can have impact on septic systems 1/25/2024 Saltwater intrusion, an emerging water quality issue below our feet 1/25/2024 Hillsborough County Health Dept. issues Health Alert for Lake Breckenridge-South Lobe 1/24/2024 Hillsborough County Health Dept. issues Health Caution for Lake Taylor and Lake Breckinridge 1/24/2024 UF/IFAS: Timing of fertilizer ordinances impacts water quality 1/24/2024 Tampa Bay Water funds three community programs to protect drinking water sources 1/24/2024 A controversial report says there is not enough evidence proving fertilizer bans help water quality 1/24/2024 TBEP soliciting proposals for Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF) projects 1/17/2024 Thousands of Florida homes flood repeatedly. You’re not allowed to know which ones. 1/16/2024 Four Hillsborough beaches unsafe for swimming after fecal bacteria found 1/12/2024 New UF report says it’s unclear if fertilizer bans stop pollution. Not everyone agrees. 1/12/2024 Applications now being accepted for Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund Grant Program 1/4/2024 Hillsborough County receives $6.1M state Water Quality Improvement Grant for sewer projects 1/3/2024 Registration open for Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Summit 1/2/2024 Fertilizer legislation likely to be included in 2024 Florida Legislative session 1/2/2024 A quest to get an amendment guaranteeing a right to clean water pushed back 1/2/2024 New study identifies Florida’s potential invasive species threats 12/19/2023 'Only rain down the drain:' Tampa artists raise awareness by beautifying storm drains 12/18/2023 USF scientists lead a grant to better forecast sargassum blooms for coastal communities 12/18/2023 Tampa is bringing a new water filtration system to the U.S. that will help remove forever chemicals 12/18/2023 City of Tampa replaces more than 3 miles of aging pipeline in Virginia Park 12/14/2023 Tampa Water Department addresses ‘forever chemical’ concerns with new technology 12/14/2023 Drought vs deluge: Rainfall totals either too little or too much on each of Florida’s coasts 12/11/2023 Project to pinpoint sewage sources in Old Tampa Bay 12/6/2023 Port Tampa Bay proposes giant recycling project 12/6/2023 MarineQuest School Daze registration opens Dec. 6th 12/5/2023 EPA proposes revising certain water quality standards for Florida’s waters 12/5/2023 Tampa Water Department to evaluate lead pipes in city after EPA proposal to replace them nationwide 12/5/2023 Florida discontinues manatee winter feeding program after seagrass conditions improve 12/5/2023 Timetable to replace lead water pipes could be accelerated 12/1/2023 Gulf Stream weakening now 99% certain, and ramifications will be global 12/1/2023 USF survey finds that many homeowners don't realize they're unprotected from flooding risks 11/30/2023 Sea turtle nests break records on US beaches, but global warming threatens their survival 11/27/2023 What does an El Niño winter mean for Florida red tide? 11/27/2023 Tampa promotes water conservation with water-efficient landscape competition 11/27/2023 TBRPC secures $1M EPA grant to launch Clean Air Tampa Bay Climate Action Program 11/27/2023 Many Floridians with private wells don’t know how to take care of them 11/27/2023 Sinkhole opens under Busch Gardens wastewater pond, dumps 2.5 million gallons below 11/27/2023 Dade City $1.75M in federal funding to relocate, upgrade wastewater treatment plant 11/20/2023 Go slow, look out below when on the water this Manatee Awareness Month 11/16/2023 SWFWMD declares Modified Phase I Water Shortage, limits some counties to once a week irrigation 11/14/2023 One stack capped, three to go after $75 million spent following Piney Point disaster 11/13/2023 Keeping Florida coastlines and oceans a key part of the economy is threatened by climate change 11/13/2023 Tampa Bay Water issues plea for conservation, citing drought, Stage 1 water shortage 11/6/2023 City of Tampa to make ‘expansive upgrades’ to wastewater infrastructure 11/1/2023 Seagrass die-off could impact how you enjoy Old Tampa Bay 10/31/2023 Marine heat waves are becoming more severe, scientists said at a recent Gulf of Mexico meeting 10/31/2023 Health Advisory issued for Ben T. Davis Beach due to high bacteria levels 10/27/2023 The troubled Mosaic phosphate mine reports a possible gypstack liner tear 10/27/2023 Florida scientists are mapping red tide fish kills to help regulate fishing afterward 10/24/2023 State multi-year plan sought for water-related projects 10/24/2023 New study projects sea level rise to drain Florida’s financial future 10/16/2023 Tampa releases database to help users protect their homes 10/13/2023 Will Florida manatees be listed as an endangered species again? Feds to review data. 10/13/2023 Public Health Advisory issued for Bahia Beach due to high bacteria levels 10/13/2023 Federal grant to fund bio-infiltration project in Hillsborough County stormwater pond 10/5/2023 Author of Florida environmental book to speak Thursday in Lakeland 10/2/2023 Health Advisory issued for Bahia and Davis Island Beaches due to high bacteria Levels 10/2/2023 Stage 1 water shortage calls for conservation measures 10/2/2023 SJRWMD, SWFWMD propose new groundwater model, solicit public comment 9/28/2023 Skyway Fishing Pier online educational course, certificate required beginning Oct. 1 9/27/2023 Native Florida plants could be part of the solution to state's flooding, water quality problems 9/26/2023 First pond atop the troubled Piney Point gypsum stack is closed 9/22/2023 USF researchers secure $1.5M federal grant to reduce runoff, improve water quality 9/21/2023 Florida looks to increase number of wetland mitigation banks, credits available to developers 9/20/2023 Public Health Advisory issued for Bahia and Davis Island beaches due to high bacteria levels 9/20/2023 Tampa Water Department wants customers to ‘fall’ into water conservation 9/20/2023 SWFWMD to hold virtual workshop on minimum flows for Little Manatee River 9/19/2023 Biden administration restores the power of states and tribes to review projects to protect waterways 9/15/2023 Researchers: Coastal ecosystems will drown if world warms above 2°C 9/15/2023 Mote Marine Lab hosts workshop on red tide mitigation tools 9/14/2023 Tampa Bay Estuary Program solicits proposals for new, innovative ways to assess Old Tampa Bay 9/12/2023 Red tide sets manatee deaths along Florida’s west coast apart, experts say 9/12/2023 ‘No obvious culprit’: Questions remain after Port Manatee oil spill 9/11/2023 “Decline of Seagrasses in Tampa Bay” Story Map released by TBRPC 9/11/2023 Hurricane Idalia caused widespread pollution in Florida’s waterways 9/11/2023 Flesh-eating bacteria lurk in post-hurricane floodwaters. Here’s how to stay safe. 9/11/2023 NASA scientists test new tool for tracking algal blooms 9/11/2023 Public Health Advisory issued for Ben T Davis and Davis Island Beaches due to high bacteria levels 9/7/2023 Hillsborough Health Dept. issues Blue-Green Algae Bloom Alert for Little Half Moon Lake-South 9/7/2023 The EPA removes federal protections for most of the country’s wetlands 8/31/2023 What’s the connection between climate change and hurricanes? 8/31/2023 Tampa Bay Water invites residents to town hall on future water needs 8/31/2023 Tampa Bay region’s drinking water could come from familiar source 8/22/2023 UF study promotes reducing outdoor water usage 8/22/2023 Scientist: An ‘alarming level’ of PFAS compounds found in some Florida drinking water 8/21/2023 Register NOW for Aug. 23rd TBEP Bay Mini-Grant webinar! 8/18/2023 A Florida journalist reflects on his reporting of seagrass losses in estuaries across the state 8/17/2023 A new study aims to pinpoint pollution feeding algae blooms in Tampa Bay 8/16/2023 Gulf of Mexico hit highest sea surface temperature in recorded history 8/16/2023 SWFWMD to hold virtual public workshop on ranking Minimum Flows and Levels for water bodies 8/16/2023 Could a slowing Gulf Stream bring Florida more flooding? UMiami study will find out 8/14/2023 Public Health Advisory issued for Ben T Davis, Simmons Park, Cypress Point, Picnic Island beaches 8/11/2023 Registration is now open for Nov. 4th Tampa Bay Debris Derby 8/9/2023 Tampa Water Department’s new Chlorine Contact Basin to help maintain water quality 8/9/2023 Climate change giving extra fuel to storms during hurricane season 8/7/2023 Port Tampa Bay seeks to widen its shipping channels at a cost of $1.11 billion 8/7/2023 As water reuse expands, proponents battle the ‘yuck’ factor 8/7/2023 Hillsborough Health Dept. issues Public Health Advisory for Ben T. Davis, Picnic Island Beaches 8/4/2023 Tampa Bay Estuary Program now accepting applications for Bay Mini-Grants 8/4/2023 Northwest Florida WMD officials are testing new technology that turns algae into fertilizer 8/3/2023 FWC invites public input on burrowing owl conservation and permitting guidelines 8/3/2023 What’s polluting Tampa Bay’s water? Study maps its ‘nutrient fingerprint’ 8/3/2023 Toxic algae suspected cause of panther disease 8/2/2023 Florida schools can register now for FWC’s School Fishing Club program 8/2/2023 Study: Ocean currents vital for distributing heat could collapse by midcentury 7/31/2023 Mote Marine’s new laboratory will feature the Gulf of Mexico—but miles from saltwater 7/31/2023 What the Supreme Court’s Clean Water Act decision means for Tampa Bay 7/28/2023 Health Advisory issued for Ben T. Davis and Picnic Island Beaches due to high bacteria levels 7/28/2023 Progress is made on closing the troubled Piney Point phosphate plant stacks 7/26/2023 Mosaic wants to test ‘radioactive road’ with 337 tons of phosphogypsum, records show 7/26/2023 Retiree Bob Luce is on a one-man mission to remove trash from the Hillsborough River 7/25/2023 How scientists are saving Florida’s endangered coral reefs from extreme heat 7/25/2023 USACE publishes draft Tampa Harbor Navigation Improvement Study for public review 7/25/2023 Tampa Water Department installs eight new pumps at treatment plant to help meet future water needs 7/25/2023 Scientists planting seagrass hope to slow down Florida’s alarming loss 7/25/2023 Rising saltwater is threatening marine ecosystems 7/24/2023 Great Bay Scallop Search scheduled for August 19th 7/24/2023 Fishing restrictions to protect pelicans are enacted at the Sunshine Skyway south fishing pier 7/21/2023 NOAA launches new hurricane forecast model as Atlantic season starts strong 7/20/2023 Ghost traps and a river of plastic: How our trash is slowly killing Tampa Bay 7/20/2023 EPA recommends water filters to purge most forever chemicals from Florida’s drinking water 7/20/2023 Extreme heat may show effects in Florida’s oceans, lakes, coral reefs 7/17/2023 City of Tampa urges residents to avoid ‘fatbergs’ 7/14/2023 USF welcomes its most technologically advanced ship into the Florida Institute of Oceanography 7/13/2023 A plan for a ferry service between MacDill Air Force Base and South Hillsborough might be dead soon 7/13/2023 Here are six tips to stem the mosquito invasion 7/11/2023 FWC to meet July 19 and 20 in St. Petersburg 7/11/2023 FWC releases new red tide video on seafood safety 7/10/2023 Researchers tag two endangered smalltooth sawfish inside Tampa Bay 7/10/2023 Plant City Utilities Department wins awards at Florida Water Resources Conference 7/7/2023 DEP Launches Water Quality Protection Grant Portal for Fiscal Year 2023-24 7/6/2023 How old oyster shells from restaurants are being used to clean Tampa Bay 7/6/2023 USGS estimates potential spread of invasive species carried by hurricane-induced flooding 7/3/2023 Top Florida Ports official seeks petition to protect whales tossed 7/3/2023 Florida DEP Launches the Resilient Florida Grant Application Portal 7/3/2023 Public Health Advisory issued for Bahia and Ben T Davis Beaches due to high bacteria levels 7/3/2023 Join the Reduce Your Use Tampa Bay Team for the Plastic-Free Ecochallenge 2023 6/28/2023 Florida Department of Health issues statewide Mosquito-Borne Illnesses Advisory 6/27/2023 Hillsborough County Health Dept. issues Health Advisory for Bahia and Davis Island Beaches 6/22/2023 DeSantis to pause bans on fertilizer. Advocates worry it’ll worsen water woes 6/20/2023 SWFWMD to hold virtual public meeting on Tampa Bay SWIM plan 6/16/2023 Hundreds of lakes and wetlands have rebounded since Tampa Bay Water was formed 25 years ago 6/14/2023 Do you know where your water comes from? 6/14/2023 “Litter Skimmer” has already scooped up 13 tons of trash from Tampa Waters 6/14/2023 Tampa tests non-invasive ultrasonic technology to reduce toxic algae 6/14/2023 Contamination from Piney Point spill detected as far away as Tarpon Springs 6/14/2023 TBRPC now accepting applications for FY2024 Stormwater Outreach & Education grants 6/14/2023 WUSF ”The Price of Plenty“ series focuses on phosphates in Florida 6/6/2023 Good news: The Sargassum belt has shrunk 6/6/2023 SCOTUS wetlands decision could spell more construction, major impact on Florida 6/5/2023 Tampa Bay gets EPA grant money to help environment 6/1/2023 How the Supreme Court’s wetlands ruling could impact pollution, flooding 5/31/2023 A perfect ‘pathogen’ storm: Vibrio bacteria, Sargassum and plastic marine debris 5/31/2023 Zephyrhills to halt new development as water availability evaporates 5/30/2023 Hillsborough County takes action to improve water quality in neglected community 5/30/2023 SCOTUS sinks Clean Water Act protection for 51% of U.S. waters 5/26/2023 Legislature passes funding bills for two Tampa Bay Water projects 5/26/2023 Water management districts want visitors to enjoy Florida’s springs and rivers responsibly 5/26/2023 Hillsborough County Health Dept. issues Blue-Green Algae Bloom Alert for Lake George-North 5/26/2023 How big an area was impacted by Piney Point? 5/26/2023 Red tide appears to be gone from area beaches 5/25/2023 Red tide? Seaweed blob? Nope, scientists are watching a different algae 5/24/2023 Sign up now for the 2023 Florida Waters Stewardship Program 5/23/2023 Precautionary Boil Water Notice issued in South-Central Hillsborough County 5/23/2023 Tampa Bay fertilizer bans go into effect June 1st 5/22/2023 Tampa Bypass Canal System in place to prevent flooding, divert water during hurricanes 5/18/2023 Hillsborough County cracks down on water violators 5/17/2023 Bathroom to Bay: How old toilets are being transformed into a sea life habitat in Tampa Bay 5/17/2023 Florida environment groups, businesses urge DeSantis to veto ‘attack’ on fertilizer bans 5/17/2023 Hillsborough County residents: Keep water clean, help curb red tide by following fertilizer rules 5/15/2023 TBRPC now accepting applications for FY24 Stormwater Education Funding 5/15/2023 Tampa Bay leaders talk resiliency strategies as hurricane season approaches 5/9/2023 A Tampa-area resiliency summit explores ways for cities to deal with climate change 5/8/2023 Lawmakers give green light to seagrass technology innovation bill 5/8/2023 Florida Legislature moves to block fertilizer bans 5/4/2023 Drones offer more efficient way to survey vital oyster reefs 5/3/2023 Tampa making historic investments to improve wastewater infrastructure 5/3/2023 University of Tampa researcher says algae in Tampa Bay could guide seagrass restoration 5/1/2023 Sea turtle nesting season starts May 1; Property owners urged to make sure lighting is ready 5/1/2023 Hillsborough County program encourages residents to trade septic tanks for central sewage treatment 4/25/2023 Pinellas County to receive $2.2M NOAA grant to remove old tires from Tampa Bay 4/24/2023 Winter Haven resiliency efforts to be featured at May 3rd Resilient Florida Forum 4/24/2023 Tampa Bay area counties in extreme drought conditions 4/21/2023 City of Tampa addresses drought by temporarily purchasing water from Tampa Bay Water 4/21/2023 Hillsborough County reminds citizens to follow irrigation rules 4/21/2023 A deep well injection could herald the end of spills from the Piney Point phosphate plant 4/20/2023 How will the Great Atlantic Sargassum Blob affect Florida’s west coast? 4/20/2023 U.S. House fails to override Biden’s veto of resolution to overturn EPA water rule 4/20/2023 UPDATE: Health Advisory lifted for Davis Island Beach 4/14/2023 Manatee County begins wastewater transfer at Piney Point 4/12/2023 City of Tampa closes part of Nebraska Ave to fix flooding issues in Seminole Heights 4/11/2023 Wildfire threat grows as Florida drought gets steadily worse 4/7/2023 City of Tampa is replacing old pipes in Forest Hills 4/7/2023 Florida has the most lead pipes in the U.S. and is getting $376 million for drinking water upgrades 4/6/2023 Human drugs are found in popular Florida fish, including in Tampa Bay 4/6/2023 Tampa Bay Water, Hillsborough County pursue new south county well 4/6/2023 Florida cities wary of bill that would cap transfers from municipal utilities to general revenue 4/3/2023 Piney Point 2 years later: How close is it to shutting down for good? 4/3/2023 Senate votes to roll back Biden administration clean water rule 4/3/2023 Tampa Bay area upgraded to a severe drought 3/31/2023 UPDATE: Water protections removed from fertilizer bill 3/31/2023 Piney Point injection well ready 3/29/2023 Army Corps seeks public input for proposed dredging of Gulf Intracoastal Waterway 3/29/2023 Tampa Water Department tests non-invasive ultrasonic technology to reduce algae growth 3/28/2023 Seagrass loss threatens environment on Florida Gulf Coast 3/22/2023 Here’s what to know about red tide in Pinellas County this week 3/21/2023 Tampa Bay Water taps new source for south Hillsborough faucets 3/21/2023 What is the answer to Florida’s red tide problem? Local experts say it won’t be cheap 3/20/2023 FWC, DEP visit SW Florida to survey red tide conditions, ensure local needs are being met 3/20/2023 University of Central Florida uses 6-foot ‘test tubes’ to study red tide 3/16/2023 New plan aims to protect the Gulf of Mexico’s largest seagrass bed 3/16/2023 EPA to limit toxic ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water 3/15/2023 Seaweed blob visible from space takes aim at Florida Gulf coast 3/13/2023 Reef installation to fight algae and red tide 3/10/2023 Florida’s love-hate relationship with phosphorus 3/10/2023 Thousands of gallons of wastewater spill into the Hillsborough River 3/10/2023 Was Florida red tide made worse by Hurricane Ian? Here’s what we know 3/2/2023 Red tide is getting worse along the Gulf beaches 3/2/2023 Researchers looking into toxins that Blue-Green Algae release into the air 2/28/2023 Red tide is back in Pinellas County — and worse in Sarasota, Manatee 2/24/2023 Tampa Bay Water now accepting applications for Community Water-Wise Awards 2/21/2023 City stormwater project has people sleepless in South Tampa 2/20/2023 No debate anymore: Climate change makes extreme weather worse, federal scientists say 2/17/2023 Tampa’s Litter Skimmer trash boat wins Downtown Tampa Partnership Urban Excellence Award 2/17/2023 Red tide is still being found at the mouth of Tampa Bay and Sarasota beaches 2/17/2023 Experts: reducing plastic use is the only way to cut down on microplastics in Tampa Bay area waters 2/17/2023 Seagrasses have been in decline in Tampa Bay for three years in a row. Here’s why 2/16/2023 Scientists working on compounds to combat red tide 2/15/2023 City of Tampa taking next step in plan to expand Tampa Riverwalk 2/14/2023 Webinar for Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund on February 15th 2/14/2023 Hillsborough and Pinellas counties net $28M for septic-to-sewer conversions 2/14/2023 Tampa Bay seagrass declines for the third consecutive mapping assessment 2/13/2023 Study: Gulf of Mexico has warmed at twice rate of global oceans 2/9/2023 Health Advisory Issued for CYPRESS POINT BEACH Due to High Bacteria Levels 1/31/2023 FWC conducts workshop to explore ways to help pelicans at Sunshine Skyway fishing pier 1/27/2023 The next meeting of the Blue-Green Algae Task Force will be on Feb 1st 1/26/2023 Hillsborough County lifts once-a-week lawn watering restriction for south county residents 1/25/2023 In Tampa Bay, community members help local governments with environmental stewardship 1/24/2023 Tampa continues to plug away at leaky water and sewer pipe fixes 1/24/2023 USF engineering-led team awarded $2.5M federal grant for coastal harmful algal bloom research 1/24/2023 Tampa Bay Water awards 5 local organizations Source Water Protection Mini-grants 1/24/2023 Recent cold fronts were good news for Tampa Bay’s red tide situation. At least for now. 1/19/2023 Tampa Bay Water approves ‘blue route&rsquo for southern pipeline segment 1/18/2023 Learn, collect, create! at two-part macroalgae workshop 1/17/2023 No debate anymore: Climate change makes extreme weather worse, federal scientists say 1/13/2023 Florida’s emergency chief seeks changes in disaster response 1/11/2023 Researchers look at ways to control Red Tide 1/10/2023 Key Florida lawmaker focuses on shifting from septic tanks to sewer systems 1/9/2023 Public health advisory Issued for Picnic Island & Cypress Point beaches due to high bacteria levels 1/7/2023 Florida is fighting to feed starving manatees this winter 1/6/2023 New year, same goal: A debris-free Florida 1/6/2023 Recent cold snap triggers hundreds of service calls to the Tampa Water Department 1/6/2023 U.S. approves Little Manatee River study 1/4/2023 Hillsborough lifts water restrictions in south county 1/4/2023 Plan to inject Piney Point waste underground to become reality in 2023 1/4/2023 After Ian and Nicole, experts warn of health risks from blue-green algae 12/14/2022 Tampa officials say they lobbied for a state law to justify diverting wastewater 12/9/2022 In Tampa Bay, boat propellers have killed seagrass. A new mapping project may help. 12/8/2022 Flesh-eating bacteria cases at a 15-year high in Florida 12/8/2022 EPA: Florida must change water quality standards to protect citizens’ health 12/6/2022 Some red tide detected near mouth of Tampa Bay 12/6/2022 Scientists from the U.S., Mexico, and Cuba met to start combating acidification in the Gulf of Mexic 12/6/2022 Tampa Council pushes off decision on what to do with wastewater 12/2/2022 Red tide has been found at Fort De Soto and Anna Maria Island 12/2/2022 FWC commissioners vote to deny captive breeding of diamondback terrapins 12/2/2022 Florida wildlife officials approve protections for endangered manatees 12/1/2022 Effects of ocean acidification on stone crabs subject of TBEP-funded research paper 11/30/2022 FWC now accepting applications for newly created Vessel Turn-In Program 11/29/2022 Expedition retraces a legendary explorer’s travels through the once-pristine Everglades 11/28/2022 How floating wetlands are helping to clean up urban waters 11/23/2022 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council releases comprehensive climate change plan 11/23/2022 FWC Harmful Algal Bloom Grant Program funds three projects 11/22/2022 Petition urges USFWS to protect Florida manatees as endangered 11/22/2022 Red tide is drifting north and is now at the mouth of Tampa Bay 11/21/2022 Hillsborough purchases land along the Little Manatee River for preservation 11/18/2022 Health Advisory issued for Davis Island Beach due to high bacteria levels 11/18/2022 Photos show contaminated water plaguing southwest Florida 11/15/2022 New website dedicated to tracking Piney Point’s progress now available 11/14/2022 FWC reminds owners unable to salvage their storm-damaged vessels that waivers are still available 11/14/2022 Red tide conditions return to Southwest Florida 11/9/2022 Health Advisory Issued for SIMMONS PARK BEACH Due to High Bacteria Levels 11/2/2022 SWFWMD recognizes 35th anniversary of SWIM program 10/31/2022 FWC assessing thousands of ‘displaced’ vessels in the wake of Ian 10/31/2022 SWFWMD: Check your irrigation timer when you ‘fall back’ to standard time 10/31/2022 Participatory scientists needed to help seagrass 10/27/2022 How Hurricane Ian swamped Florida rivers: Before-and-after photos show record floods 10/27/2022 Red tide algae is back in Southwest Florida waters. Here’s what experts predict 10/27/2022 Apply now for Florida Lake Management Society’s ‘Love Your Lake’ grants 10/26/2022 Update: FWC responds to red tide in Southwest Florida 10/24/2022 SWFWMD awards Splash! Grants to Hillsborough County schools/teachers 10/24/2022 Researchers look into Hurricane Ian’s impact after reverse storm surge in Tampa Bay 10/20/2022 Hillsborough County to spend more than $12M in American Rescue Plan funding for various projects 10/20/2022 The Cross-Bay Ferry will once again shuttle passengers between Tampa and St. Petersburg 10/18/2022 FWC creates hotline to address thousands of vessels displaced by Hurricane Ian 10/17/2022 Gulf of Mexico rose 15 feet in southwest Florida during Ian 10/17/2022 SWFWMD sharply curtails funding for stormwater projects 10/17/2022 Hurricane Ian left millions of gallons of spilled wastewater, dirty runoff in its wake 10/17/2022 Shorelines model ordinance template released by TBRPC 10/13/2022 Could red tide become a problem after Hurricane Ian? 10/12/2022 Your questions answered about SWFWMD water control structures 10/11/2022 Dying seagrasses, algae blooms found in Tampa Bay could be lingering effects of Piney Point releases 10/10/2022 What we know (and don’t) about how climate change impacts hurricanes like Ian 10/10/2022 FWC reminds boaters: Use caution after Hurricane Ian 10/10/2022 Pollution from Florida’s phosphate mining industry a concern with Hurricane Ian 10/5/2022 Florida DOH to private well owners in flood areas: Use caution, get wells tested immediately 10/5/2022 Hillsborough County Disaster Assistance Resources available for residents impacted by Hurricane Ian 10/3/2022 Ian could bring storm surge to Tampa Bay. Here’s what to know. 9/26/2022 Do you know the main hazards caused by hurricanes and tropical weather? 9/26/2022 Hillsborough County offices closed; staff focusing on Hurricane Ian emergency response 9/26/2022 Researchers will study how to best support Florida mangrove and coral reef ecosystems 9/23/2022 The Little Manatee River is a step closer to receiving a federal ‘scenic’ designation 9/23/2022 Evacuation Zones vs. Flood Zones - Do you know the difference? 9/23/2022 Tampa City Council halts any new funding of the PURE water project 9/16/2022 Tampa Water Department temporarily purchasing water from wholesale water provider 9/16/2022 Tampa Water Department holds kid-friendly water monitoring demonstration 9/16/2022 Tampa wastewater reuse project under fire again 9/14/2022 Florida scientists will study how homeowners affect the water quality of stormwater ponds 9/13/2022 Report: Sea level rise will affect the property lines of Florida’s coastal counties 9/13/2022 Tampa Bay Water board selects ‘blue’ route for Segment A of new Hillsborough pipeline 9/13/2022 Health Advisory lifted for Ben T Davis Beach 9/9/2022 Study shows fertilizer ordinances improve water quality (but timing matters) 9/8/2022 TBRPC awards $90,000 in Stormwater Outreach and Education Grants 9/8/2022 Tampa Water Department temporarily converting to chlorine disinfection 9/7/2022 Human link to Red Tide highlights need for better water monitoring 9/6/2022 Oyster shells used to create more than two miles of reefs in Tampa Bay 9/6/2022 Red tide projections indicate no toxic blooms in the near future, but that could change 9/2/2022 Seagrass meadows in Tampa Bay see ‘significant’ decline over last four years 8/31/2022 USF study: Oyster reefs threatened by changes to Florida’s climate 8/30/2022 FWC releases new red tide video to educate visitors and residents 8/30/2022 Mote hosts workshop to guide implementation of mitigation tools for Florida red tide 8/26/2022 TBEP releases its 2022 State of the Bay Progress Report 8/22/2022 Sarasota researchers find evidence that airborne exposure to red tide could have neurological impact 8/22/2022 FIT Researchers: Biochar may help fight against harmful algal blooms 8/22/2022 Five steps to creating a rain garden 8/17/2022 More river water tapped to meet Tampa Bay’s future thirst 8/16/2022 Rainwater from Piney Point released into Tampa Bay 8/16/2022 Can citizen scientists turn the tide against America’s toxic algal blooms? 8/15/2022 SWFWMD seeks public input on annual MFL prioritization 8/15/2022 Public input sought on Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Action Plan 8/11/2022 Tampa Bay Estuary Program now accepting 2022 Bay Mini-Grant applications 8/10/2022 Roundtable event invites public to help solve pressing issues in Florida’s waters 8/10/2022 UPDATE: FDOH lifts harmful blue-green algae alert for Hillsborough River 8/10/2022 Resilient Ready initiatives take innovative approach to sea-level rise 8/9/2022 FSU researcher leads team to study conditions for plant survival in ocean desert 8/9/2022 NOAA and Saildrone launch seven hurricane-tracking surface drones 8/9/2022 Florida’s Blue-Green Algae Task Force meets after half-year hiatus 8/8/2022 Florida’s algae bloom response called too limited, too slow 8/5/2022 Study: Most rainwater on Earth contains PFAS exceeding safe levels 8/4/2022 NOAA High Tide forecast predicts an increase in coastal flooding 8/3/2022 Shining example: Tampa Bay’s water quality is declining after a half-century of gains 8/2/2022 Another research study implicates nutrient pollution in exacerbating red tides 8/1/2022 UPDATE: Advisory lifted for Bahia, Simmons Park beaches in Hillsborough County 7/29/2022 Millions of gallons of Piney Point stormwater will be released into Tampa Bay 7/28/2022 EPA Announces $132 Million for National Estuary Programs from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law 7/27/2022 New law requires the state to hit certain cleanup levels of toxic ‘forever chemicals’ 7/27/2022 Fleet of generators now in place to avoid wastewater overflows in Tampa 7/26/2022 Tampa’s ‘water wizard’ Dave Tippin dies at 82 7/26/2022 Florida’s fertilizer use is affecting beach water quality 7/22/2022 Tampa’s latest solution to its litter problem? A trash-collecting boat 7/22/2022 You can help track Tampa Bay terrapins – with your phone 7/21/2022 Sign up now for the Great Bay Scallop Search 7/21/2022 City of Tampa to upgrade infrastructure in several neighborhoods 7/21/2022 FAU study assesses climate warming, water management impacts on West Florida's continental shelf 7/21/2022 Florida’s vanishing beaches: The fight against coastal erosion 7/19/2022 Brown patches along Gulf beaches are likely algae, scientist says 7/19/2022 Florida restaurants now facing stronger regulations for grease disposal 7/19/2022 How to clean up Tampa Bay and keep it that way 7/18/2022 Hillsborough residents, do you know your watering days? 7/18/2022 UPDATE: Health Advisory LIFTED for Davis Island Beach 7/18/2022 FWC approves derelict Vessel Turn-In Program 7/15/2022 Public Health Advisory issued for Davis Island Beach due to high bacteria levels 7/15/2022 UF research: Norms, not knowledge, drive irrigation habits 7/14/2022 TBEP now accepting 2022 Bay Mini-Grant applications 7/14/2022 Is more algae mucking up Tampa Bay? Scientists need to track it first 7/13/2022 SWFWMD to hold virtual public meeting on land management plans 7/12/2022 Splash! School Grants now open! 7/11/2022 City of Tampa unveils new trash skimming boat 7/11/2022 Contaminated oysters found as far north as Tampa Bay could pose health risks 7/7/2022 Tampa Bay Water to conduct “Telephone Town Halls” to gather feedback on new projects 7/7/2022 Regional Planning Council reveals proposed solutions for Tampa Bay area flooding 7/6/2022 “Protecting Florida Together” water quality grants portal is now open 7/6/2022 New Piney Point discharges: Should we be concerned? 7/6/2022 Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Director: What a difference a year makes 7/5/2022 Florida Sea Grant, GCOOS and FWRI collaborate on new red tide messaging poster 6/30/2022 Polk County Dept. of Health issues Health Alert for Lake Crago (by Boat Ramp) 6/28/2022 SWFWMD to conduct prescribed burns in Hillsborough County through September 6/28/2022 A new study looks at parks and natural areas to absorb impact of storm surge and flooding 6/27/2022 New law directs DEP to set up PFAS cleanup rules, as feds issue advisory 6/23/2022 Are humans making toxic algae blooms worse and more frequent? A new study aims to finds out 6/23/2022 EPA grants permit for Ocean Era aquaculture demonstration project off of Sarasota County 6/21/2022 Governor signs bill putting all soil and water board seats on the ballot days before qualifying 6/21/2022 Hillsborough County map now places many residents in new evacuation zones 6/16/2022 NOAA proposes sites for fish farms in the Gulf of Mexico 6/9/2022 County program can help residents in unincorporated Hillsborough with stormwater fee 6/7/2022 Symposium will showcase the Resilient Ready Tampa Bay Project 6/3/2022 Fish license-free two weekends in June 6/2/2022 USFWS agrees to update critical habitat for Florida manatees 6/2/2022 TBEP Policy Board supports federal legislation to re-list West Indian Manatee as endangered 6/1/2022 Online ‘Florida Friendly Angler’ course is now available 5/31/2022 New Hillsborough County fertilizer ban goes into effect June 1st 5/27/2022 Tampa Bay area student researchers return from studying the Gulf of Mexico’s health 5/27/2022 Lake Crago Outdoor Recreation Complex designated Outstanding Partner by FYCCN 5/23/2022 Pasco County declares May ‘Fertilizer Awareness Month’, offers May 26 fertilizer class 5/23/2022 Gulf Coast commercial fishermen file lawsuit over new red grouper quotas 5/23/2022 Hustle and flow: USF studies how water moves in Tampa Bay 5/23/2022 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council to offer flood planning webinar May 26th 5/19/2022 TBEP awards Gulfport rain garden Golden Mangrove Award 5/17/2022 Tampa Bay’s future water supply likely to be river to tap 5/17/2022 SWFWMD to hold peer review of wetland-based criteria for minimum wetland and lake levels 5/17/2022 United Nations offers free online freshwater water quality courses 5/16/2022 Snook and redfish remain catch-and-release only through August 5/16/2022 What you need to know ahead of the seasonal fertilizer bans 5/11/2022 Tampa City Council approves funding for infrastructure improvements 5/10/2022 Deadline approaching for Tampa Bay Community Water Wise Awards entry 5/9/2022 FDEP invites stakeholders to participate in public meeting on TMDL prioritization 5/6/2022 A new study shows the Piney Point spill likely made red tide worse 5/3/2022 Water managers in ever-growing Southwest Florida work to ensure the drinking water supply is safe 5/2/2022 Experts: Tampa Bay can be a leader in flood mitigation strategies 4/28/2022 Fishermen and scientists probe phosphate's connection to Florida red tides 4/28/2022 Spruce up your sprinkler system and save money 4/26/2022 Report details climate change’s impact to Tampa Bay, says cost of doing nothing is dire 4/20/2022 Climate change fueled extreme rainfall during the record 2020 hurricane reason 4/20/2022 Sarasota researcher predicts 22 named storms, 5 major hurricanes in 2022 4/20/2022 Tampa Bay Watch protects area shorelines one project at a time 4/19/2022 Tampa Solid Waste Department will fully open new McKay Bay Transfer Station 4/18/2022 Tampa Bay Partnership releases report offering a clear economic case for investing in resilience 4/18/2022 Green infrastructure helps cities with climate change. So why isn’t there more of it? 4/18/2022 Coastal design grant research begins for Tampa’s Palmetto Beach 4/13/2022 Tampa readies launch for ‘cornerstone’ infrastructure projects 4/13/2022 What we know about Piney Point’s impact on Tampa Bay 4/11/2022 New study: Human activity intensifies red tide 4/11/2022 Tampa launching water, wastewater, stormwater, transportation projects 4/11/2022 Hillsborough county helps residents fight mosquitoes with free fish 4/8/2022 Tampa Bay leaders discuss resiliency at regional conference 4/7/2022 Business leaders make billion-dollar case to address climate change across the Tampa Bay area 4/6/2022 Piney Point closure plan: Injection well could be pumping in 2022, facility capped by 2024 4/4/2022 TBRPC now accepting applications for FY2023 Stormwater Education funding 4/4/2022 Inside the effort to close Piney Point and keep Tampa Bay safe 4/1/2022 State takes milestone step toward final closure of Piney Point Facility 3/31/2022 "Drop Savers" poster contest winners announced 3/31/2022 Federal judge puts environmentalists’ lawsuit against Piney Point on hold 3/29/2022 Conservation advocates praise death of bill they say would have hurt seagrass – and manatees 3/28/2022 Study: Sea level rise may gentrify Florida’s inland regions 3/28/2022 Florida tops list for most polluted lakes in the U.S., study finds 3/24/2022 Fecal pollution closes Picnic Island, Cypress Point beaches 3/18/2022 South Hillsborough’s taps could be bolstered by reclaimed water 3/18/2022 Study: Florida’s stormwater ponds are net sources of atmospheric carbon 3/15/2022 Bill limiting membership on Soil and Water Conservation District boards en route to Governor 3/11/2022 Tampa Bay Water partners with TBEP to restore Alafia River watershed 3/9/2022 New water supply feasibility studies set for March 2022 completion 3/9/2022 New FWC diamondback terrapin conservation measures in effect 3/9/2022 Climate scientist: Florida ‘not acting fast enough’ Report: Time to act is closing 3/7/2022 Piney Point cleanup, closure might take three years or longer 3/7/2022 Areas of drought are expanding across Florida 3/4/2022 Florida House approves creating climate change resiliency office 3/4/2022 TECO’s new floating solar array will generate energy from Big Bend stormwater pond 3/4/2022 Prescription drugs are contaminating Florida’s marine life, researchers find 3/1/2022 Report horseshoe crab sightings to FWC for science 2/28/2022 Red tide study documents severity of blooms to identify risk levels during future outbreaks 2/28/2022 Health alert issued for blue-green algae found in Lake Crago 2/23/2022 How bad is red tide? NOAA scientists create index to quantify it 2/23/2022 Report: Sea level rise to have worst impacts along Gulf of Mexico, East Coast 2/21/2022 Reminder: Proposals for TBERF projects due by March 11th 2/14/2022 SWFWMD asks public to help identify flood-prone areas in the Plant City watershed 2/7/2022 Tampa will look into sending treated wastewater into the Hillsborough River 2/4/2022 Florida gets another $404 million for climate change prep 2/2/2022 Tampa City Council to explore PURE project options and what to do with wastewater dumped in the bay 2/1/2022 SCOTUS agrees to review WOTUS 1/31/2022 Next Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting will be Feb. 10th in Gainesville 1/31/2022 Volunteers collect over 2 tons of marine debris in Ghost Trap Rodeo 1/31/2022 Environmental activists: Red tide report from algae task force doesn’t go far enough 1/31/2022 Models show double the number of Tampa Bay area homes will flood during a storm like Eta in 2050 1/21/2022 Florida resiliency plan scrutinized for failure to address prevention, aid smaller communities 1/19/2022 Environmental groups wary of Florida Senate’s ‘Heartland’ plan 1/19/2022 Manatee County Commission looks for strategies to protect pelicans on Skyway Fishing Pier 1/12/2022 This legislative session, lawmakers to take up water quality, land conservation and seagrass 1/12/2022 Applications now being accepted for Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund projects 1/11/2022 Officials are monitoring ‘seepage’ at the Piney Point phosphate plant 1/10/2022 TBRPC launching new initiative, ‘Resilient Ready: Tampa Bay’ 1/3/2022 Evaporation is being used to get rid of Piney Point’s nutrient-rich water 1/3/2022 Permit changes may help with south Hillsborough County water woes 1/3/2022 Updated annual demand forecast predicts need for more water 1/3/2022 Modifications at TECO’s Big Bend plant affect desal plant operations 1/3/2022 Florida scientists are finding new income sources for shellfish aquafarmers in case of shutdowns 1/3/2022 Five environmental stories that affected Tampa Bay in 2021 and what’s ahead in 2022 1/3/2022 Public meeting scheduled for Jan. 22nd on Lake Valrico pollution limits 12/17/2021 Piney Point well drilling begins 12/17/2021 DEP launches new Green Stormwater Infrastructure website 12/15/2021 Florida scientists: Social media can track toxic algae 12/14/2021 USF launches mission to map vulnerable Tampa Bay/GOM coastal areas using ‘uncrewed’ ROV 12/14/2021 Tampa adds five new weather stations for first responders, public 12/14/2021 Tampa Bay Water to fund community programs to protect drinking water sources 12/14/2021 Proposed Florida budget includes $35 million to fight red tide 12/13/2021 Tampa Water Department planning to implement innovative new water purification process 12/13/2021 The governor’s wish-list for resilience spending is big on flooding, not climate change 12/13/2021 USF launches coastal mapping mission with remote-controlled boat 12/10/2021 DeSantis wants $270M for Florida waterways; environmentalists say more is needed 12/10/2021 Florida algae task force wants to tap experts from U.S., China, other nations 12/9/2021 Governor announces $270 million toward sea level rise resilience 12/8/2021 Concerns abound about injecting Piney Point wastewater deep underground 12/7/2021 DeSantis wants a federal judge to dismiss a Piney Point lawsuit against the state 12/7/2021 Tampa to implement new, money-saving method to treat drinking water 12/7/2021 Bill in legislature would require FDEP to adopt tech to curb algal blooms 12/1/2021 Florida moves closer to issuing a permit for deep well injection of Piney Point wastewater 11/30/2021 Top 10 fertilizer tips from Hillsborough County Extension Service 11/23/2021 Do your part to fight holiday FOG clogs! 11/23/2021 TBRPC to study resiliency and sustainability at MacDill AFB 11/22/2021 TBRPC, City of Tampa partner on resiliency projects 11/22/2021 What do baby sharks do? New College and a Palmetto conservation group to find out 11/19/2021 UF/IFAS awarded $100K grant to boost shellfish aquaculture industry 11/18/2021 Hillsborough limits summer fertilizer use 11/18/2021 Red tide among DeSantis' environmental budget priorities 11/17/2021 What Florida can expect from the infrastructure spending bill 11/16/2021 Are scientists contaminating their own samples with microfibers? 11/16/2021 New College of Florida wins grant to study Tampa Bay shark population 11/15/2021 Environmental groups lobby receiver on Piney Point deep well 11/15/2021 Health advisory issued for Bahia Beach due to high bacteria levels 11/12/2021 Mote Marine Lab shark researcher Eugenie Clark to be honored with postage stamp 11/8/2021 Hillsborough County teachers receive SWFWMD Splash! Grants 11/8/2021 Florida congressional lawmakers hold meeting on state’s water quality woes 11/5/2021 Red tide persists along Florida’s Gulf coast; here’s how you can help stop it 11/3/2021 67 electric scooters recovered from Hillsborough River 11/2/2021 Florida Congressional Delegation to convene on water quality challenges 11/1/2021 Check your irrigation timer when you ‘fall back’ to standard time 11/1/2021 Hillsborough County offers virtual classes on sustainability 10/29/2021 Flood insurance rates are spiking for many, to account for climate risk 10/18/2021 FWC asks lawmakers for $7M to save Florida’s beloved manatees 10/18/2021 Here’s why red tide could continue to affect Gulf Coast beaches for months 10/14/2021 With virus cases down, Tampa and Orlando resume usual water use 10/14/2021 A water spill at a Mosaic phosphate mine floods creek in southeast Hillsborough 10/12/2021 Tampa Water Department returns to normal water disinfection process 10/12/2021 $36.6M bond to fund green infrastructure initiatives in Tampa 10/12/2021 Plans to dispose of Piney Point wastewater underground gain momentum 10/8/2021 Manatee County officials say a Piney Point deep well injection is the least offensive option 10/8/2021 Tampa issues $36M green bond in effort to stave off stormwater flooding 10/8/2021 Environmental Groups suing Manatee County over Piney Point wastewater injection 10/1/2021 Tampa Bay Red Tide Study focused on nutrients gets financial backing 10/1/2021 Red tide experts: latest bloom an example of longer-lasting, stronger blooms 10/1/2021 Red tide returning to Tampa Bay area beaches 9/28/2021 Health advisory issued for Tampa Bay beaches 9/27/2021 Concentration of microparticles in lakes reflect nearby human activity and land use 9/21/2021 Mobile wastewater treatment machine could be the answer in fighting red tide 9/21/2021 Red tide and algae blooms: Florida waters in crisis 9/21/2021 Public meeting scheduled for Oct. 6th on Manatee County Piney Point injection well permit 9/21/2021 Fighting red tide with nature: Could clams be the key to fighting red tide? 9/17/2021 Applications now being accepted for 2022 Tampa Bay Mini-Grants 9/10/2021 Tampa Bay loses 6,350 acres of seagrass over past two years 9/9/2021 ManaSota 88 asks Manatee County to withdraw deep well injection application 9/8/2021 There are ways to help protect manatees in SWFL 9/8/2021 Health advisory issued for several Tampa Bay beaches due to high bacteria levels 9/3/2021 Hillsborough commission kills stormwater fee hike for 2022 9/2/2021 DEP Secretary tours Piney Point, Vows its safety as summer rains threaten 9/2/2021 Court vacates NWPR, is still weighing WOTUS restoration 9/1/2021 Tampa Bay Water on liquid oxygen, shortages, and the pandemic 9/1/2021 Tampa Water Department temporarily changing water treatment method to chlorine disinfection 8/27/2021 In Gibsonton, engineers want to return an old fish farm to nature 8/27/2021 Judge appoints third party receiver to oversee Piney Point closure 8/26/2021 Blue-Green Algae Task Force talks stormwater at virtual meeting 8/25/2021 Water quality concerns stir up citrus BMP and phosphorus questions 8/25/2021 Tampa Bay Water temporarily changes treatment method due to liquid oxygen shortage 8/25/2021 Trash-Free Waters Program builds partnerships to curb marine waste 8/24/2021 Tampa Bay Water Source Water Protection Grant applications due Nov. 12th 8/23/2021 Hillsborough, Port Tampa Bay, water utility seek link between Piney Point and Red Tide 8/20/2021 Florida says another Piney Point wastewater release is possible 8/20/2021 Hillsborough County leaders aim to limit fertilizer use during the rainy season to prevent red tide 8/19/2021 Study: Florida tourism industry lost out on more than $184 million after 2018 red tide outbreak 8/18/2021 Florida worried continued rainfall will cause Piney Point to overflow by the end of September 8/17/2021 SWFWMD to hold public workshop on ranking water bodies for MFL 8/16/2021 Blue-Green Algae Task Force to meet on August 23rd 8/16/2021 Here’s how climate change could make future red tide blooms worse 8/12/2021 Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco Extension Agents team up for virtual stormwater pond workshop 8/12/2021 Tampa Bay snook, redfish and spotted seatrout catch-and-release measures extended 8/11/2021 Florida coral reef restoration projects receive NOAA funding 8/9/2021 Hillsborough County adopts ‘One Water’, a long-term vision for water management 8/9/2021 Hillsborough seeks virtual public input on Wilkins Road closure for drainage improvement 8/9/2021 Florida Department of Environmental Protection files lawsuit against Piney Point property owners 8/6/2021 Manatee County makes progress on underground injection well at Piney Point 8/6/2021 Red tide: How oyster beds naturally filter harmful nutrients, brevetoxins from Tampa Bay water 8/5/2021 Drones, money pitched To bolster Florida’s red tide efforts 8/5/2021 Mote Marine Lab opens first-of-its-kind red tide mitigation technologies testing facility 8/5/2021 Nikki Fried, Michele Rayner-Goolsby roll out clean water initiative 8/4/2021 Florida Ag Commissioner outlines new state Clean Water Initiative 8/3/2021 Experts: Keeping water nutrient-free key to red tide battle 7/29/2021 What is the proposed Florida Wetlands Protection ballot amendment? 7/29/2021 Here’s how you can improve local water quality during red tide 7/29/2021 Water issues plague the Tampa Bay region 7/29/2021 No, there isn’t ‘scientific consensus’ on red tide impact from Piney Point 7/27/2021 Hillsborough County offering free fish to combat mosquito problems 7/23/2021 Estuary Program scientists blame Piney Point during red tide forum 7/23/2021 Red Tide may recede in Tampa Bay but worsen off Pinellas beaches 7/21/2021 Mote scientists use drones to study red tide 7/21/2021 Hillsborough commissioner seeks fertilizer ban 7/21/2021 State environmental officials tour Tampa Bay, pledge help in fighting Red Tide 7/21/2021 Researchers testing new strategy to battle red tide in Sarasota 7/19/2021 Waterkeepers hosting scientific forum on Harmful Algae Blooms 7/19/2021 Florida DEP launches ‘One Water Florida’ campaign promoting recycled water 7/19/2021 FWC issues Red Tide-related sportfish catch-and-release measures for Tampa Bay 7/19/2021 FWC and DEP host Red Tide roundtable 7/15/2021 Hillsborough County residents warned to beware of Red Tide health risks 7/15/2021 Tampa Bay Water Seeks Public Input on Potential South Hillsborough Wellfield 7/15/2021 ‘Sunny day’ high-tide flooding may soon affect much of Florida’s coast 7/15/2021 Expert: Elsa did not wash away red tide in Tampa Bay, could have made it worse 7/14/2021 NASA: Moon ‘wobble’ will cause dramatic increases in coastal flooding 7/14/2021 Two sawfish tagged in Tampa Bay area! 7/9/2021 TBRPC receives Resilient Coastline Program grant 7/9/2021 Elsa adds 9 million gallons of stormwater to Piney Point pools 7/8/2021 Local experts: TS Elsa may or may not impact red tide 7/8/2021 Flood warning issued for Hillsborough River through Saturday, 7/10 7/8/2021 Post-Elsa Piney Point update from Florida DEP 7/7/2021 EPA revokes use of phosphate waste products in road beds 7/6/2021 Piney Point being prepared for gusty winds, rain from Tropical Storm Elsa 7/6/2021 Video of June 23rd Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting available 7/2/2021 Hillsborough water woes: South county trickle brings torrent of complaints 7/2/2021 State investigating whether Red Tide is to blame for fish kill, this time in Tampa 7/1/2021 DEP launches online grant portal for FY2021-22; Deadline July 15th 7/1/2021 Conservation groups sue over Piney Point pollution 6/30/2021 FSU researchers find most nitrogen in Gulf of Mexico comes from coastal waters 6/30/2021 Rising sea levels, high tides will lead to more floods, researchers warn 6/28/2021 Tampa Bay Water considering new projects to bring new water to region 6/28/2021 Blue-Green Algae Task Force meets for first time since November 6/24/2021 SWFWMD scheduling prescribed fires in Hillsborough County July-Sept. 6/24/2021 Fishing and aquaculture affected by Piney Point spill 6/24/2021 Want to be on Flip My Florida Yard? 6/23/2021 Researchers working on new test to detect cyanobacteria in humans 6/21/2021 Hillsborough acquires undeveloped land along Little Manatee River 6/21/2021 Surge in nitrogen has turned Sargassum into the world’s largest harmful algal bloom 6/21/2021 Saharan dust moves toward Florida, may fuel red tide 6/18/2021 Health advisory issued for some Tampa beaches 6/17/2021 Evacuation zones vs. flood zones: Know the difference 6/17/2021 Proposed Florida constitutional amendment aims to give waterways legal rights 6/11/2021 Tampa Bay algae blooms could be fed by Piney Point wastewater 6/11/2021 Fertilizer ingredients contribute to SWFL’s algae crisis 6/10/2021 Florida officials no longer responsible for Piney Point maintenance after emergency order expiration 6/10/2021 Biden administration initiates legal action to repeal WOTUS 6/10/2021 City of Tampa unveils new conservation plan to protect water resources and fight rising sea levels 6/10/2021 Poll: Floridians want federal infrastructure plan to deal with climate change 6/9/2021 Piney Point update from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program (6/4) 6/7/2021 Tampa Bay shellfish farmers can resume harvesting at sunrise after Red Tide scare 6/7/2021 Highway route through wilderness area sparks Hillsborough environmental concerns 6/7/2021 Hillsborough health officials send Red Tide warning for Tampa Bay 6/4/2021 Restoring urban streams benefits habitat, water quality 6/3/2021 ‘Water Wars’ end with victory for regional ecosystems 6/3/2021 State tightens rules for sewage sludge used as fertilizer but leaves a loophole in place 6/3/2021 Man arrested for illegally dumping oil into Plant City wetlands 6/3/2021 Fertilizer bans begin June 1st in Tampa Bay area 6/1/2021 Break the set-and-forget habit to save water – and your wallet 6/1/2021 Hurricane season begins June 1st. Be flood-ready. 6/1/2021 Water restrictions in place across Tampa Bay as dry conditions persist 5/28/2021 UF research aims to help reduce nitrogen flow into Tampa Bay 5/27/2021 Public feedback sought on Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Action Plan 5/27/2021 USF scientists announce initial findings from Piney Point research effort 5/24/2021 Innovative mulch product a win-win for Hillsborough County 5/20/2021 SWFWMD to hold virtual public meeting on Dover/Plant City Water Use Caution Area 5/20/2021 Water quality activists push state for toxin-measuring standards 5/18/2021 EPA website restores climate change data 5/17/2021 Snook, redfish, spotted seatrout harvest changes begin June 1st 5/14/2021 FWC developing rule for limited goliath grouper harvest 5/14/2021 Hillsborough offers virtual classes on recycling, water conservation, cooking oil disposal 5/14/2021 TBRPC now accepting grant applications for Stormwater Education Funding 5/14/2021 Tampa Bay Water invites public comment on proposed surface water expansion 5/14/2021 Governor signs sea-level rise bill into law 5/13/2021 FWC takes step toward opening goliath grouper fishery 5/13/2021 FGCU researcher: Masks can also protect us from Red Tide 5/12/2021 EPA announces additional $9.6 million for beach water monitoring, notifications 5/12/2021 Red Tide has now reached Hillsborough as blooms persist in southwest Florida 5/10/2021 FWC launches new statewide Fishing Pier Finder 5/6/2021 Governor announces $148M in local resilience funding 5/6/2021 Litter Gitters deployed in Bay Area waterways to remove trash 5/5/2021 RESTORE Council approves Florida funding 5/5/2021 Research shows long-term recovery possible for areas impacted by seagrass die-off 5/5/2021 Senate passes bipartisan $35B water infrastructure bill 5/3/2021 Lithia Springs swimming area to reopen May 3rd 5/3/2021 Tampa PIPES program aims to reduce “non-revenue water” 5/3/2021 Hillsborough County and partners work to remove derelict vessels from waterways 4/30/2021 Get a preview of the 2021 Southwest Florida Climate Summit 4/28/2021 Declines in Tampa Bay seagrass observed in 2020 4/28/2021 Legislature agrees to budget $100M in federal relief for Piney Point 4/26/2021 Manatee County preservation of coastal habitat helps to mitigate climate change 4/26/2021 Guidelines for 2021 sea turtle nesting season 4/26/2021 Deep well injection project approved for Piney Point 4/21/2021 Did you know? Your landscape irrigation days depend on where you live 4/21/2021 Tampa Bay Community Water Wise Awards Program now accepting applications 4/21/2021 Scientists tracking environmental impacts from Piney Point wastewater release 4/20/2021 State funding announced to permanently close Piney Point gyp stack 4/16/2021 Update on Piney Point gyp stack situation from DEP 4/14/2021 USF researchers use models to predict travel of Piney Point pollutants 4/14/2021 Florida DEP: Piney Point discharges ceased, monitoring ongoing 4/12/2021 FDEP: Piney Point discharges to Tampa Bay reduced by 90% 4/9/2021 Measuring Piney Point’s impacts will take time, USF researchers say 4/9/2021 USF launches research cruise to study Piney Point’s environmental impact 4/8/2021 Deep well injection now imminent at Piney Point 4/7/2021 Piney Point: Here’s how to read water quality results 4/7/2021 What could Piney Point do to Tampa Bay? 4/6/2021 Sarasota Bay Estuary Program helps us to ‘Sort Through the Green Stuff’ 4/6/2021 Updates from Manatee County on Piney Point reservoir 4/5/2021 Piney Point update from the Tampa Bay Estuary Program 4/5/2021 Piney Point update from the Fla. Dept. of Environmental Protection 4/5/2021 Millions of gallons of polluted water continue to flow into Tampa Bay 4/2/2021 10 tips to save water for “Water Conservation Month” 4/1/2021 Wastewater from Piney Point released into Tampa Bay following leak at phosphogypsum stack 3/31/2021 District Announces Success of Northern Tampa Bay Water Use Caution Area Recovery Efforts 3/23/2021 Researchers use drones to study coastal habitat migration across Tampa Bay 3/19/2021 UF scientists to probe downstream ecological impacts of stormwater ponds 3/19/2021 Hillsborough County Commissioners declare April “Water Conservation Month” 3/10/2021 Coastal changes worsen nuisance flooding on many US shorelines, study finds 3/10/2021 Precautionary Boil Water Notice Rescinded for Ruskin Customers 2/23/2021 TBEP announces Tampa Bay water quality test results 2/23/2021 FBI issues cybersecurity outline for water treatment plants 2/22/2021 Florida celebrates sea level rise planning tool after years ‘behind the curve’ 2/19/2021 Ruskin residents may experience low water pressure due to waterline leak 2/19/2021 McIntosh Park upgrades will have stormwater benefits too 2/18/2021 Red Tide is present in southwest Florida again 2/17/2021 Good times roll for outdoor exploring at Camp Bayou 2/16/2021 Florida DEP to communities: Please assess your sea-level rise risk 2/10/2021 Plan To reuse Tampa’s wastewater up for Thursday vote 2/4/2021 Governor: More than $5.7M coming to Tampa Bay area for storm, disaster preparedness 2/4/2021 SWFWMD scheduling prescribed fires in Hillsborough County 2/4/2021 Congress moves to invest in the nation’s estuaries    2/1/2021 Governor proposes $1 billion for local resilience programs 1/29/2021 Hillsborough Sheriff dive team part of enhanced Super Boal security 1/28/2021 Florida unveils new statewide sea rise mapping tool 1/20/2021 Save the date for Florida macroalgae virtual workshops 1/20/2021 Red Tide respiratory forecast is expanding with federal grants 1/15/2021 Environmental groups ask judge to throw out EPA decision to let Florida oversee wetlands permitting 1/15/2021 City of Tampa awarded $500K grant for resiliency planning and disaster readiness 1/15/2021 Thonotosassa winemaker saves water with new technology 1/14/2021 Tampa study aims to prepare city for 8 feet of sea-level rise in 80 years 1/13/2021 Tampa renews push for reusing wastewater 1/13/2021 Look-up tool helps Hillsborough County residents know when to water 1/12/2021 Project applications sought for Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund 1/11/2021 Why are so many Florida manatees dying? 1/11/2021 Study shows positive effect of restoration 1/5/2021 Tampa addresses chronic flooding as climate challenges loom 1/4/2021 Fried asks new EPA head to reconsider wetlands move 1/4/2021 Hillsborough plan would reduce home-building tied to wetlands 1/4/2021 Commissioners enacting new water restrictions for South Hillsborough on January 4 1/4/2021 Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council awards stormwater education grants 1/4/2021 Tampa Bay Water to fund programs to protect drinking water sources 1/4/2021 Commissioners enacting new water restrictions for South Hillsborough on January 4 12/22/2020 Tampa launches pilot water improvement program with high hopes 12/22/2020 EPA gives Florida wider authority over wetland development 12/18/2020 Manatee leaders say draining toxic water from abandoned mine is county’s top priority in 2021 12/17/2020 Controlled burns scheduled for area around C.W. Bill Young Reservoir 12/14/2020 EPA considering “extremely hazardous” pesticide for Florida citrus 12/11/2020 UPDATE: Tampa boil water notice rescinded 12/8/2020 Major wastewater treatment project boosts reliability, controls costs 12/2/2020 Living shorelines: Natural defense to storms 12/1/2020 Coral reef restoration and other resilience projects win national funding 12/1/2020 SWFWMD to hold virtual public workshop to update land use and management rules and processes 11/30/2020 Public comment invited on new speed zones in Hillsborough River 11/20/2020 Hillsborough County solicits public input on lo 11/13/2020 Get Hillsborough County water news delivered to your inbox 11/13/2020 DEP to host online Blue-Green Algae Task Force meeting 11/12/2020 Experts brainstorm ways to meet growth demands while protecting water supplies 11/10/2020 Gift yourself with water savings all year long 11/10/2020 SWFWMD awards Splash! grants to Hillsborough County teachers 11/10/2020 Flooding subsides with research, analysis, feedback from residents 11/4/2020 Check your irrigation timer as we ‘fall back’ to standard time 11/2/2020 USGS unveils National Water Dashboard (NWD) 11/2/2020 SWFWMD schedules prescribed fires in Hillsborough County 10/30/2020 Florida wants to control wetlands permitting. Critics say it isn’t equipped to do the job 10/21/2020 New bill would officially make Little Manatee River “Wild and Scenic” 10/15/2020 Exploring the widespread impacts of ongoing nitrogen pollution 9/28/2020 Governor announces $50M in springs funding 9/21/2020 EPA allocates $1M to help USF study harmful algal blooms 9/18/2020 Act now to prevent flooding 9/17/2020 Business owners along Kennedy Blvd. fed up with continuous flooding 9/11/2020 FWC funds grant to study airborne red tide toxins 9/10/2020 UCF Researchers Developing Models to Predict Storm Surges 9/9/2020 UF/IFAS wants to hear from those impacted by the red tide of 2017-2019 9/8/2020 FDACS launches “Florida Wastewater Treatment Plant Energy Program” 9/3/2020 Discarded gloves and masks pose a threat to Tampa Bay waterways 9/1/2020 Public comment invited on minimum/guidance Levels for Hillsborough County lakes 8/31/2020 Health Advisory issued for Davis Island beach 8/21/2020 SWFWMD to hold virtual public workshop on ranking water bodies 8/18/2020 Scientists decry new WOTUS rule 8/14/2020 EPA agreement brings Florida a step closer to issuing certain Clean Water Act permits 8/10/2020 Blue-Green Algae Task Force: Alert public when algal toxins detected 7/30/2020 Register now for Aug. 4th Bay Mini-Grants webinar 7/29/2020 Apply now for TBEP Bay Mini-Grants 7/24/2020 Downtown resident leads ongoing effort to clean up Hillsborough River 7/21/2020 EPA limits states’ power to review projects that affect water quality 7/15/2020 Tampa Bay Scallop Search registration open 7/15/2020 Environmental groups say latest water bill bad for Florida 7/14/2020 SWFWMD receives FDEP funding for new monitoring well 7/10/2020 Florida’s new environmental laws: A breakdown 7/7/2020 New technology delivers fast, easy results on water quality 7/7/2020 Florida researchers are studying metals in the Gulf of Mexico 7/6/2020 New law gives Florida DEP gets new duties, including septic systems oversight 7/2/2020 Algae bloom along Florida’s west coast is not red tide. So what is it? 7/2/2020 Study: Saharan dust may help fuel red tide in the Gulf of Mexico 6/29/2020 Hillsborough County Extension seeks participants in soil moisture study 6/29/2020 Study: Florida has thousands more high-risk properties than FEMA says 6/29/2020 SWFWMD draft 2020 Regional Water Supply Plan available 6/18/2020 SWFWMD schedules prescribed fires in Hillsborough County 6/17/2020 Hillsborough County announces new water restrictions 6/11/2020 FWC holding virtual workshops on future management of the stone crab fishery 6/11/2020 Summer storms mean runoff, but you can help reduce its negative impacts 6/8/2020 Get recognized for “Water-Wise” landscaping 6/2/2020 Commission approves $1M for Florida Gulf Coast wetland projects 6/1/2020 Report: Tampa Bay, Sarasota-Bradenton metros most at risk for storm surge 5/29/2020 SWFWMD “Splash! Grants” bring water education to students 5/29/2020 Tampa Bay Water files ‘forever chemicals’ lawsuit against DuPont, 3M 5/20/2020 Stop waste to help protect water resources 5/19/2020 Health of Hillsborough River in Tampa is improving 5/18/2020 Sargassum seaweed could return to Florida’s beaches in coming weeks 5/11/2020 Temporary Change in Irrigation Hours for Area of South Hillsborough County 5/11/2020 Hillsborough to begin reopening some Conservation Parks, Preserves, Trails 5/1/2020 New Tampa Bay Water conservation program launched 5/1/2020 SWFWMD declares Phase I Water Shortage in central and southern regions 4/29/2020 Bipartisan senators announce $19.5B water infrastructure proposal 4/27/2020 Hillsborough County purchases 543 acres in Keystone area 4/27/2020 State Resilience Officer: Florida’s climate change efforts ‘Disjointed’ 4/24/2020 Dissolved Oxygen and pH Policy Leave Fisheries at Risk 4/24/2020 FGCU, Mote Marine Lab project studies if dead fish are feeding red tide 4/21/2020 Pandemic could nix new environmental funding 4/21/2020 Abnormally warm Gulf of Mexico could intensify tornado, hurricane seasons 4/7/2020 Water associations reassure public on tap water safety 4/7/2020 Tampa beaches closed 3/20/2020 El Niño may skip hurricane season: what it means for Florida 3/20/2020 Don’t flush disinfectant wipes! 3/18/2020 Tampa studies how to make its stormwater system handle rising seas 3/16/2020 Legislature approves bill creating new Aquatic Preserve 3/13/2020 Heading to an event? Verify its status first! 3/13/2020 Bill aimed at battling algae blooms heads to governor 3/12/2020 Public construction in Florida could require sea level study 3/12/2020 New research shows mangrove conservation can pay for itself in flood protection 3/10/2020 Thursday: “Mythbusting Marine Aquaculture” webinar 2/26/2020 Red Tide toll prompts state to limit some fishing to catch-and-release 2/20/2020 Florida moving ahead to take over federal wetlands permitting 2/20/2020 Florida's chief science officer says we need to reduce carbon emissions 2/7/2020 Researchers release playbook for combating red tide, other deadly algae 2/7/2020 SBEP study contributes to regional understanding of tidal creeks 2/5/2020 Breathe easy despite red tide with HABscope 1/24/2020 Senate budget head seeks $2.5 billion water quality package 1/14/2020 JP Morgan Chase invests $500K into affordable housing resiliency program 1/13/2020 The future of Tampa’s port: Growth, hurricanes, and rising seas 1/10/2020 Governor likely to get environmental money in upcoming session 1/10/2020 Tampa is thirsty for more drinking water 12/4/2019 Scallop tally improved, but still modest in annual hunt 8/10/2016 National Estuaries Day Coastal Cleanups call for Volunteers! 8/10/2016 Largo Cultural Center hosts Be Floridian flamingo exhibit 8/10/2016 Little Manatee River Watershed Master Plan topic of Feb. 10th meeting 8/10/2016 Give a Day for the Bay at Boyd Hill Nature Preserve March 21st 8/8/2016 Gopher tortoise training Jan 13-16 8/8/2016 Get the latest news from Florida LAKEWATCH! 8/8/2016 UF researchers: “Little janitor” merits attention in Florida springs' health debate 8/8/2016 It’s not too late to sign up for TBEP Mini-Grant Webinars 8/8/2016 Public Invited to Series of Workshops on Surplus Lands 8/8/2016 Submission deadline for TBEP Bay Mini-Grants is October 1st 8/8/2016 Register Now for August 6th TBEP Bay Mini-Grant Workshop 8/8/2016 Sign up now for TBEP Bay Mini-Grant Writing Webinar on Wed. Aug. 20 8/8/2016 Bay Mini-Grant Workshop Set for Aug. 3 8/8/2016 Hillsborough governments building sea-level rise into development plans 3/27/2015 Save the date: National Monitoring Conference, May 2-6, 2016 3/26/2015 From coastlines to the Everglades, researchers tackle sea level rise 3/26/2015 ‘Low risk’ contamination sites to get fresh scrutiny under DEP plan 3/26/2015 Speak Up! Take A Short Opinion Poll on Tampa Bay 3/9/2015 Results of 2014 harmful algal bloom state survey released 3/4/2015 FGCU professor wins international award for career in wetland research and education 3/2/2015 UF survey: Floridians want to conserve water, but only if it doesn’t cost too much 2/26/2015 Give A Day for the Bay in Hillsborough County 2/12/2015 EPA Climate Ready Water Utilities Initiative releases storm surge inundation map and scenarios 2/3/2015 King tide photo exhibit opens 5-month tour 1/14/2015 What’s the Buzzzzz at Camp Bayou? Read the newsletter and find out 1/12/2015 2015 Florida Artificial Reef Summit announced by SeaGrant 1/7/2015 Give a Day for the Bay at Moccasin Lake Nature Park in Pinellas County 1/6/2015 Fan Favorite Pond Competition 12/18/2014 Amendment 1’s passage opens floodgate of questions on water 12/3/2014 TBEP pilot project aims to track coastal habitat changes over time 12/3/2014 Coast Guard flies 193 rare sea turtles from freezing Cape Cod to Florida 12/1/2014 USF College of Marine Science Awarded $20.2M for Gulf Oil Spill Research 12/1/2014 November Meetings of TBEP Management and Policy Boards 11/12/2014 DEP’s Florida Coastal Office debuts interactive map of Aquatic Preserves 11/10/2014 As Infrastructure Crumbles, Trillions of Gallons of Water Lost 11/3/2014 DEP and Plant City commit $700K to restore Hillsborough River basin 10/17/2014 Students from USF, Univ. British Columbia win 2014 water technology design competition 10/15/2014 “Battle for a Healthy Bay” America Recycles Day the Tampa Bay Way 10/10/2014 New Study Finds Steep Increase in East Coast High-Tide Floods 10/10/2014 Report: Worldwide mangrove destruction costs up to $42 billion in economic damages annually 10/9/2014 Tampa Bay Water's C.W. Bill Young Reservoir fills to halfway point 10/8/2014 EPA extends comment period on contentious waterways rule 10/7/2014 Sunshine State Survey: Water is environmental issue of greatest concern to voters 10/3/2014 District to hold public workshop on priority list 9/26/2014 Source water protection mini-grant applications accepted 9/26/2014 UN Summit On Climate Change In New York City 9/25/2014 US Fish & Wildlife Service conservation grants include $750K for wildlife on Florida beaches 9/10/2014 DEP solicits project submissions for water quality restoration grants 9/8/2014 Conservation Partners Sign MOA for Deepwater Horizon Project Tracker 9/2/2014 State of Florida considering water-quality credit trading program 8/28/2014 Plastic a serious threat to our oceans, seas, and waterways 8/27/2014 Recreational Bay Scallop Season Opening Soon 8/27/2014 Webcast on Green Infrastructure and Smart Growth 8/27/2014 Restoring Florida Bay: Sponges the foundation for thriving ecosystem 8/25/2014 Sea Level Rise and Climate Change Survey 8/25/2014 Sign up now for 2014 Water School 8/25/2014 Help Hillsborough County Update the Local Mitigation Strategy 8/25/2014 Florida AWRA meeting focuses on Tampa Bay water quality 8/25/2014 DEP approves three first-magnitude spring systems to SWIM priority list 8/18/2014 Registration open for “Water Words that Work” training 8/18/2014 Learn to be a fishing guide or charter captain Sept. 9th 8/14/2014 Calendar Photo Submission Time! 8/13/2014 Clean Tampa Bay worth $22 billion to bay area, study says 8/13/2014 Port Tampa, Port Manatee meet, hoping to heal rift 8/13/2014 Be safe... Be aware of rip currents this summer! 8/13/2014 Health officials urge awareness of potential bacteria in coastal waters 8/11/2014 Public workshops scheduled for estuary NNC and water quality credit trading 8/8/2014 Mote Marine Lab robots help researchers, forecasters monitor red tide bloom 8/7/2014 USF shark expert to speak at Dali Museum on August 12th 8/4/2014 80 mile-long red tide bloom still evident in northeast Gulf of Mexico 8/4/2014 Webinar will address spread of aquatic invasive species by recreational boaters 8/1/2014 SWFWMD to hold public workshop for MFLs for Lakes Hanna, Keene and Kell 8/1/2014 Payback on Water Star Homes Less than Three Years 8/1/2014 USF & UF approved for grants to support climate resilience and “green infrastructure” 8/1/2014 USGS study: Nesting Gulf sea turtles feed in waters filled with threats 7/31/2014 EPA encourages homeowners to care for their septic systems 7/30/2014 Recycling rates In Florida continue to climb 7/30/2014 Average “dead zone” predicted for Gulf of Mexico 7/30/2014 To better combat lionfish invasion, FWC has new rules 7/29/2014 Research team contributes to the management of South Florida coastal environments 7/25/2014 Poll: 7 out of 10 Florida voters concerned about climate change, back EPA action plan 7/25/2014 "Don’t Feed The Monster!" video uses humor to educate about proper fertilizer use 7/23/2014 Gandy Beach Cleanup July 26th will benefit Suncoast Waterkeeper 7/21/2014 Gulf Stream gold: Mining green energy from Atlantic currents 7/21/2014 A call for environmental project ideas 7/17/2014 Learn how to protect drinking water from HABS at July 16th webinar 7/10/2014 Estuary-Friendly Living Hosted By UF/IFAS 7/10/2014 Tampa Bay Estuary Program funds $625K in environmental projects 7/10/2014 Residents From Across The State Create Support Organizations For Aquatic Preserves 7/8/2014 Annual Hillsborough County Water Quality Reports Available in Print and Online 7/7/2014 Congress approves funding for research on toxic algae 6/25/2014 Obama Signs $12.3 Billion Water Projects Bill 6/12/2014 Take advantage of tax holiday to purchase hurricane supplies 6/12/2014 SWFWMD Schedules Summer Prescribed Fires for Hillsborough County 6/3/2014 New Tidal Stream Assessment Project Results 6/3/2014 FDEP's Deepwater Horizon restoration projects website updated 6/2/2014 Mayor Buckhorn to Visit with Volunteers Planting around Ulele Spring 5/28/2014 Port serves as protector, steward of its coastal host 5/27/2014 Great white shark tracked to Florida coast 5/27/2014 New FWC Lionfish app to be unveiled May 28 5/27/2014 2014 Hurricane Expo May 31st at MOSI 5/23/2014 USGS: Study Aids Water Managers Battling Saltwater Intrusion 5/23/2014 Aquatic Invaders topic of May 22nd Workshop 5/21/2014 Do you know what to do if you hook a pelican? 5/19/2014 Oil company drilling in sanctuary fined $25K for violation that could be fracking 4/29/2014 New springs bill revised to remove language objectionable to ag groups, home builders 4/22/2014 FIU Professors Win Grant For Sea-Level Rise Project 4/22/2014 Free Webinar on Water Quality 4/21/2014 Register now for "Ag Module 2014: Innovation in the Water Space" 4/18/2014 Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation donates gear for Hillsborough County fishing camps 4/16/2014 Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Donates Gear for Hillsborough County Fishing Camps 4/16/2014 Hillsborough EPC hosting Clean Air Fair May 1st 4/14/2014 Lindsay Cross to speak Tuesday at USF Patel Center 4/12/2014 Sharks sense prey in surprising ways during pioneering study 4/9/2014 Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuaries to celebrate 80-year anniversary on May 8th 4/8/2014 Senate committee approves estuary reauthorization bill 4/7/2014 Beach work betters Tampa Bay estuary for fish 4/4/2014 Environmentalists fight proposed bill that reduces local control of water resources 4/3/2014 Water projects, education are key differences in House, Senate budget proposals 4/3/2014 Federal judge rules Okeechobee pumping illegal 3/31/2014 Special Hillsborough EPC Meeting to be conducted on April 2nd 3/31/2014 House, Senate differ sharply over agricultural water spending in their budget proposals 3/26/2014 Tampa Bay's valuable lesson 3/24/2014 Modeling study adds evidence that oil compounds traveled to West Florida Shelf 3/24/2014 Estuary Programs team up for volunteer planting at new Perico Preserve! 3/20/2014 FWC asks public to report horseshoe crab sightings 3/19/2014 FDEP develops restoration plan for Manatee and Alafia River basins 3/14/2014 Bacteria no match for deep Floridan Aquifer 3/13/2014 President's budget request again slashes federal water infrastructure funding 3/10/2014 Environmental groups to challenge federal ruling allowing state water quality rules 3/7/2014 Florida's water woes are seen as urgent – except in the House 3/3/2014 Ex-governor, scientist, attorney look at springs’ future 2/27/2014 Teacher, Student grants available for Florida Lake Management Society conference 2/24/2014 DEP to hold public meetings for input on water restoration work plans 2/24/2014 FDEP solicits new requests for water quality restoration grants 2/24/2014 Development bill clears another committee stop despite counties' opposition 2/20/2014 FWC to host Gulf Offshore Recreational Fishing Permit Proposal Workshops 2/20/2014 Former Sen. Bob Graham details opposition to latest Patronis permitting bill 2/19/2014 Grant Partnership Will Boost Bay Restoration 2/19/2014 Water rally draws 200 while speakers promote issue as bipartisan 2/19/2014 "Reclaimed" water study bill causes heartburn for Audubon Florida 2/18/2014 Legislation must provide schedules, funding for springs, scientist says 2/12/2014 Help Give Lowry Park Zoo a Face Lift on February 22 2/10/2014 House Speaker Weatherford: No big water policy this year 2/10/2014 Associated Industries of Florida forming coalition on water issues while Simmons seeks consensus 2/7/2014 EPA updates National Stormwater Calculator tool, factoring in climate change 2/6/2014 Three First-Magnitude Spring Systems Added to SWFWMD Priority List 2/6/2014 Largest restoration effort along Tampa Bay begins near Ruskin 2/6/2014 Commissioners approve $125,000 for MacDill ferry study 2/6/2014 24 groups sign letter objecting to draft springs legislation 2/6/2014 Register now for Feb. 13th "Stormwater Utilities in Florida" webinar 1/31/2014 Book explains science, politics of Florida sinkholes 1/28/2014 NASA premiers unique film about water for spherical screens 1/28/2014 FIU professors make documentary about sea level rise 1/22/2014 Giant spending bill seeks changes in Army Corps' mitigation requirements 1/21/2014 Rising Flood Insurance Rates Sinking Property Owners: What Can Cities Do to Minimize the Impact? 1/21/2014 Hydraulic fracturing bills pass first committee stop despite Democrats' opposition 1/15/2014 Florida Senate bill takes on water utilities 1/15/2014 Meeting to Discuss Upper Tampa Bay Tidal Creek Study 1/15/2014 Bill encouraging water storage projects on farm lands is moving in Senate 1/14/2014 Call for Entries: Future of the Region Awards 1/13/2014 Latest issue of On Our Pond newsletter available online 1/9/2014 Bay-Friendly New Year's Resolutions from TBEP 1/9/2014 Judge sides with feds against environmentalists on pollution limits 1/8/2014 'The Cost Of Water Is Going To Go Up': Central Fla. Finding Alternatives To Groundwate 1/6/2014 Eastern Hillsborough County homeowners with wells should be prepared for freezing temperatures 1/6/2014 Health officials issue advisory for four Hillsborough beaches 1/3/2014 USGS Study: Caribbean Earthquake/Tsunami Hazard Higher Than Previously Thought 1/2/2014 Troubled Water: Agencies Work to Clean Storm Water Before It Gets to Waterways 1/2/2014 Tampa will tap Blue Sink to boost river flow 1/2/2014 Water district taking aim at wild hogs 1/2/2014 FDEP announces online water permitting portal 1/2/2014 German researchers propose using plankton to control malaria 1/2/2014 Focus on Ocean’s Health as Dolphin Deaths Soar 1/2/2014 2014 Calendars Now Available! 12/31/2013 Lawn watering reduce to one day per week in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco 12/18/2013 Gulf Council to convene a series of Recreational Angler Participation sessions around the Gulf coast 12/18/2013 Study: U.S. can’t keep up with loss of ecologically-sensitive wetlands 12/18/2013 Public comments sought on Gulf Restoration plan 12/17/2013 New FWC buoy in Tampa Bay to aid water quality, harmful algal bloom monitoring 12/16/2013 State looks to private market as Congress adjourns without flood fix 12/16/2013 Plant City receives grant for stormwater management improvements 12/13/2013 Bill would exempt state review of larger developments in 6 more counties 12/11/2013 USDA, EPA Partnership Supports Water Quality Trading To Benefit Environment, Economy 12/10/2013 FWC, U.S. Power Squadrons boost boating safety efforts 12/10/2013 Call for Proposals: Restore America's Estuaries Summit 12/5/2013 Want to be a SCUBAnaut? Find out more at open house Dec. 9th 12/5/2013 Hillsborough County Offers FREE 2014 ELAPP Calendar 12/5/2013 Wastewater Maintenance Activity in Lutz and Cheval Area Overnight Dec. 4-Dec. 5 12/4/2013 NFWF Announces $15.7 Million for Gulf Restoration Projects in Florida 12/2/2013 Support urged for dry cleaning contamination sites program that saw sharp budget cuts 12/2/2013 Pew/Audubon report: Florida’s coastal birds could face threat to food supply 12/2/2013 Dec. 12: Public Workshop on Economic Valuation of Tampa Bay Study 11/27/2013 Report: 80,000 acres of coastal wetlands are being lost annually 11/27/2013 Deep-frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Don't dump the cooking oil down the drain! 11/26/2013 Fan Favorite Pond 11/25/2013 Fan Favorite Pond 11/25/2013 Tampa residents suspicious of pumping plan 11/18/2013 EPA Webcast on Volunteer Monitoring Nov. 19th 11/14/2013 Geoscientist says groundwater contamination via fracturing "not physically plausible" 11/8/2013 Florida DEP issues Everglades permit for stormwater storage and flow 11/8/2013 Be Water Smart and Home Safe for the Time Change 11/1/2013 King Tide Exhibit-Sea Level Program at Weedon Island 10/31/2013 2014 Calendars Now Available! 10/30/2013 Florida girl's environmental advocacy is sharp, perhaps more so as an autistic child 10/30/2013 Green sea turtles nest at unprecedented pace in Florida this year 10/30/2013 Mango water project subject of Oct. 29th meeting 10/29/2013 Draft springs legislation would reserve spring flows, require septic tank hook-ups 10/28/2013 Public meeting Nov. 20th on Brandon water quality improvement project 10/28/2013 Fall 2013 Florida Lake Management Society newsletter available online 10/24/2013 Volunteers Needed for Oyster Shell Project at MacDill AFB 10/24/2013 Tampa Bay Water votes to settle reservoir suit, pay engineers $21 million in legal fees 10/22/2013 Regional workshop addresses National Flood Insurance Program concerns 10/18/2013 TBEP targeting freshwater wetlands for restoration 10/18/2013 Scientists wade into seagrass training to prep for fall surveys 10/18/2013 Courtney Campbell Causeway boat ramp to close for improvements beginning Oct. 21 10/18/2013 Ag Commish Putnam wants $26M for water quality, re-use programs 10/17/2013 Hillsborough commissioners name environmental lands program after Jan Platt 10/16/2013 FDEP completes statewide overhaul of surface water and wetland permit rules 10/11/2013 Above-normal rainy season means healthy water levels for bay area 10/11/2013 Amid Shutdown, Bipartisan Congressional Panel Talks Florida Water Problems 10/7/2013 Stone crab season opens Oct. 15 in state, federal waters 10/7/2013 FWC seeks public input on anchoring and mooring program (deadline Oct. 7th) 10/1/2013 How to Adopt Your Pond 9/11/2013 2013 Best Maintained Pond Competition 9/11/2013 Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful needs volunteers this Thursday 9/12 9/9/2013 Fight the bloat! Florida Sea Grant offers FREE Barotrauma webinar Sept. 11th 9/9/2013 Tampa Bay Estuary Program "Toast the Coast" Photo Contest   9/9/2013 Piney Point tainted water threat grows 9/6/2013 Water conservation program gets one-year reprieve in Tampa Bay area 9/6/2013 Advocates say Gov. Rick Scott's $37 million pledge to fix springs not enough 9/6/2013 Guy Harvey will present tiger shark documentary at USF St Pete on Sept. 11th 9/6/2013 Tampa Bay Water accepting mini-grant applications for source water protection 9/6/2013 "Give a Day for the Bay" on October 5th 9/3/2013 Analysis: Floridan Aquifer can only handle 6% more pumping before serious environmental harm 8/30/2013 USGS: Real-time Monitoring Tracks Nitrate Pulse in Mississippi River 8/22/2013 ELAPP Seeks Sponsors For The 2014 ELAPP Calendar Photo Contest 8/22/2013 Legal experts: Long battle likely if Florida takes water fight to Supreme Court 8/20/2013 Registration open for annual "Water Module" symposium 8/20/2013 Adopt a Monotube! Volunteers needed 8/15/2013 Florida Wildlife Federation sues over "Outstanding Florida Waters" designation 8/13/2013 Florida Geological Survey to perform statewide sinkhole vulnerability assessment 8/9/2013 USGS Study gives new insights on vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination 8/9/2013 State of Florida finalizing list of conservation lands it might sell 8/9/2013 Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council to meet on Aug. 28th, 2013 8/8/2013 Notice of Budget Hearing for Tampa Bay Estuary Program: Aug. 23rd 8/8/2013 Hillsborough County looks at paying millions for private water utilities 8/8/2013 Closures For County Parks And Preserves Due to High Water 8/7/2013 A new way to report pollution: Snap & Send 8/5/2013 Follow the "Tour de Turtles" online 8/1/2013 Dolphin SMART Volunteers Needed 8/1/2013 SWFWMD allows water shortage orders to expire 7/31/2013 Study: Sea-level rise threatens 1,400 U.S. cities 7/31/2013 EPA proposes rule to modernize Clean Water Act reporting 7/31/2013 SWFWMD ends funding for Florida Friendly program 7/31/2013 Three Hillsborough County beaches closed due to high fecal coliform counts 7/29/2013 Tampa Bay Water wants your view on the future of water 7/24/2013 Improved water on tap for South-Central Hillsborough customers 7/22/2013 Lake Dan/Lake Frances Preserve main entrance closed Due to flooding 7/22/2013 Tampa Bay Regional Water Supply and Drought Update: Final Update 7/19/2013 Webcast on harmful algal blooms (HABs) July 25th 7/19/2013 Future power generation could further endanger water supplies 7/19/2013 USGS: Effective wetlands are connected wetlands 7/18/2013 Hillsborough County releases beetles to combat air potato at two County Parks 7/15/2013 High Five seeks local teams for Sarasota Dragon Boat races this fall 7/15/2013 Swiftmud boss may take new job running South Florida water agency, overseeing Everglades 7/11/2013 Scientists: 2013 Gulf of Mexico "Dead Zone" potentially largest ever 7/8/2013 Florida Keys prepare for sea level rise 7/8/2013 Citizens win in legal ruling over public access to Fisheating Creek 7/8/2013 Derelict crab trap cleanup planned for July 10-19 7/8/2013 EPA wants Supreme Court to take case dealing with timing of suits challenging regulations 7/8/2013 Print copies of annual Hillsborough County water quality reports available 7/8/2013 Here's your one-stop hurricane planning information source 7/8/2013 Health advisories issued for two Tampa beaches 7/3/2013 Private property advocates win in Supreme Court 6/27/2013 Federal funding cut-off threat looms over Florida's beach water testing program 6/27/2013 Farming carbon: Study reveals potent carbon-storage potential of manmade wetlands 6/26/2013 Deadline spproaching for Tampa Bay Community Water-Wise Awards program 6/25/2013 Water Outage Scheduled Wednesday Night For Homes In Meadow Brook Community 6/25/2013 Gulf of Mexico Alliance Invites Public to Learn About Gulf Restoration Progress, Partnerships 6/12/2013 Planting marks more than 1 million plugs of marsh grass for habitat restoration 6/12/2013 Environmentalists missing from state's water-management boards 6/7/2013 EPA: $384B needed for drinking water infrastructure by 2030 6/4/2013 Rip Current Safety Awareness Week is June 2-8, 2013 6/3/2013 Deadline June 30 to apply for 2013 Community Water-Wise Awards 5/30/2013 Endangered sea turtle feeding grounds discovered in Gulf 5/29/2013 Summer fertilizer restrictions begin Saturday in Manatee, Pinellas, Tampa 5/29/2013 City, TECO plan $1.5 million in electrical upgrades to Tampa water plant 5/24/2013 Governor approves $32 million in water projects; vetoes total of $27.3 million 5/21/2013 Tampa Bay Water has a new general manager 5/21/2013 Water projects left off Florida TaxWatch's "turkey" list this year 5/20/2013 Reservoirs language stripped from federal bill while Florida groups support alternative approach 5/20/2013 Foundation will direct $356 million from oil spill criminal cases to Florida for natural resource pr 5/20/2013 Tampa, Swiftmud change Rogers' golf course runoff 5/20/2013 Florida celebrates Water Reuse Week May 19-25 5/20/2013 USGS Study: Deficit in nation's aquifers accelerating 5/20/2013 Tampa biologist gets national award for restoration work 5/20/2013 SWFWMD to hold Lakes Rogers and Raleigh Guidance Levels Workshop 5/14/2013 Study: phosphate mine expansion will cause 'significant' wetlands damage 5/10/2013 Florida Geological Survey receives national grant to map in NE Florida 5/10/2013 Take the challenge during Drinking Water Week 5/9/2013 Decades-old nitrate found to affect stream water quality 5/7/2013 Tampa Bay Water asks public to reduce water use 4/29/2013 Up to 375 USGS flood gauges to turn off because of fund cuts 4/29/2013 Legislators prepare for potential ‘fracking’ in Florida 4/26/2013 Abandoned orange grove now flourishing wetland 4/26/2013 Spring Issue of Bay Soundings is Now Available 4/25/2013 Register for May 1st webcast on "Using Social Indicators in Watershed Management Projects" 4/23/2013 Public Hearing Being Held To Discuss Drainage Improvements Along Newberger Road 4/23/2013 EPA approves State's restoration target for Silver Springs 4/17/2013 Apply to Adopt-A-Pond 4/16/2013 Trash Catcher Video 4/16/2013 Proposed amendment would ban new local fertilizer ordinances for three years 4/16/2013 Sun City water pipeline topic of Apr. 23 public meeting 4/15/2013 Two County Parks' trails closing temporarily for improvements 4/15/2013 Hearing officer backs DEP employee who challenged mitigation permit 4/12/2013 Pollution Recovery Funds Available from Hillsborough EPC 4/12/2013 Commissioners rezone Brandon wetlands for RaceTrac 4/12/2013 Three years after BP oil spill, USF research finds massive die-off 4/10/2013 Free ways to save during Water Conservation Month 4/8/2013 Tampa unveils improved utility bill 4/8/2013 'Water parade' in House follows vetoes of water projects in past 2 years 4/8/2013 Interior Releases Progress Report on National Water Census 4/4/2013 Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful April Events 4/4/2013 Learn How Efficient Water Use Can Save You Green 4/1/2013 Flood Safety Awareness Week is March 18-22 4/1/2013 Water issues are on tap at USF 3/29/2013 Hillsborough County’s Tap Water Rates Best In The Area 3/28/2013 Changes at Chemical & Electronics Collections Centers 3/28/2013 SWFWMD Tampa Bay Cooperative Funding Public Meeting Apr. 16th 3/21/2013 Tampa Bay Seagrasses Closing In On Recovery Goal 3/21/2013 Read the latest issue of the LAKEWATCH newsletter 3/21/2013 SWFWMD Tampa Bay CFI Meeting April 16th 3/19/2013 New Water-Quality Test May Prevent Unnecessary Beach Closures 3/19/2013 USF course for older adults teaches about Florida water resources 3/18/2013 EPA and Florida DEP sign agreement to stem degradation of state waterways 3/18/2013 Scientists puzzled by mysterious ailment killing manatees on East Coast 3/18/2013 FAU researchers to study carbon dynamics of Everglades ecosystem 3/18/2013 EPA Marks March 18-24 as 5th annual "Fix a Leak Week" 3/18/2013 Public meeting on Lakes Horse, Raleigh and Rogers March 27th 3/14/2013 Florida Gulf Coast NEPs Approve Regional Plan Projects 3/12/2013 USEPA webcast on WQX water quality data entry tool rescheduled 3/11/2013 RESTORE Act meeting Wednesday in St Petersburg 3/11/2013 Local environmental volunteer receives national honor 3/11/2013 Deadly sinkhole is a sign of more to come in Florida 3/11/2013 Forum at St Pete College addresses beach erosion 3/11/2013 Utilities unite to try to stop climate change from shrinking water supply 3/11/2013 Hillsborough County Lawn Watering Returns To One Day A Week, Effective March 13 3/8/2013 Learn How to Garden Like A Floridian! 3/6/2013 Four workshops begin this Sunday on offshore fishing regs 3/6/2013 Special "Give A Day for the Bay" memorial workday to honor volunteer 3/6/2013 Ben T. Davis, Cypress Point beaches now safe for swimmers 3/6/2013 Group wants more spending on future water supplies; others call for conservation 3/5/2013 May 1st is deadline to apply for grants from EPCHC Pollution Recovery Fund 3/5/2013 New video: Duckweed removal techniques 3/4/2013 Red tide manatee death rate on track to break records 3/4/2013 Water plant project prompts call for conservation in central, south Hillsborough County March 3-9 3/1/2013 Harney Boat Ramp to be closed temporarily during regatta season 2/27/2013 District Increases Water Restrictions in Tampa Bay Area 2/26/2013 Can one volunteer make a difference? You bet... Bob Luce does! 2/25/2013 House committee bill addresses federal concerns about 2012 permit-streamlining bill 2/20/2013 Senate bill would expand role of agriculture in water supply planning 2/19/2013 Company offers Florida a free state park, but state DEP says no 2/19/2013 Pinellas, Hillsborough could see tighter watering restrictions 2/19/2013 Tampa Bay Water general manager to leave utility 2/19/2013 Public meeting Feb. 28th on Thonotosassa water project 2/18/2013 Florida-Friendly Landscaping 101 comes to Tampa on March 23 2/18/2013 Learn to Garden Like a Floridian! 2/12/2013 DEP moving on adopting water quality rules implementation document 2/11/2013 Adopt-A-Pond Application 2/7/2013 Estuary Programs Prepare for RESTORE Act Funding Opportunities 2/6/2013 Southwest Florida NEP Joint Management Boards Meeting Rescheduled 2/5/2013 34 Hillsborough County teachers receive SWFWMD Splash! Grants 2/4/2013 UF Survey: US water supply not as threatened as believed 2/1/2013 Report: Climate change poses serious threat to US coastal communities 2/1/2013 Bill returns that would extend permitting lengths for alternative water supply projects 1/30/2013 Hundreds of Old Brandon homes to get relief from flooding 1/28/2013 'All-or-nothing' provision in state water rules causing heartburn for feds 1/28/2013 Florida's aquifer models full of holes, allowing more water permits and pollution 1/28/2013 Red tide persists on southwest Florida coast 1/25/2013 Environmental groups still opposed to DEP water-use rules 1/23/2013 Mayor Buckhorn opens completed Alline Avenue pump station 1/22/2013 Senate Committee hears about Kings Bay cleanup while environmentalists protest in Tampa 1/18/2013 Attend TBEP's "Sustainable Living in an Urban Setting" Workshop 1/15/2013 U.S. Supreme Court to hear landowner's 'weird' challenge of wetlands mitigation 1/14/2013 EPA solicits public comment on proposed rules to limit nutrient pollution 1/14/2013 Red Tide stubbornly persisting along southwest Florida 1/11/2013 Preserve taking water lessons to schools with mobile lab 1/11/2013 Read the winter issue of Bay Soundings 1/9/2013 Report on state business climate cites need for energy and environmental planning 1/3/2013 Mining Waste Byproduct Capable of Helping Clean Water 1/2/2013 Recent News on Bay Scallop Restoration 1/2/2013 Canoe rentals now available at Alderman's Ford Regional Park 1/2/2013 US Forest Service report links urbanization to declining ecosystem services 12/21/2012 Given the option, all 19 counties vote not to inspect septic tanks 12/21/2012 EPA Updates Rule for Pathogens in Drinking Water, Sets Limit for E. Coli 12/20/2012 FDEP to reopen Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves Office 12/18/2012 Hillsborough County announces winners of the ELAPP Calendar Photo Contest 12/18/2012 Limited Number of Commercial High-Efficiency Pre-Rinse Spray Valves Available 12/13/2012 EPA releases National Water Program 2012: Strategy Response to Climate Change 12/12/2012 Florida Cabinet approves 2012-2013 conservation land purchase work plan 12/12/2012 Report: water pollution costs Florida up to $10.5-billion annually 12/6/2012 EPA Approves Florida’s Rules to Protect Waterways from Nutrient Pollution 12/5/2012 Tampa Bay Approach Meeting Regulatory Requirements for Nutrients 12/5/2012 From the Tailpipe to Tampa Bay: Air Pollution Research Reveals Impact of Cars 12/5/2012 Golden Mangrove Award Goes To Tampa Community Group For Park Restoration 12/5/2012 Free Webinar "How’s My Waterway? and Other Water Quality Apps" Nov. 28 11/29/2012 Meeting on Edward Medard Reservoir fishery planned 11/29/2012 EPA recommends new recreational water quality criteria 11/27/2012 Tampa's Sulphur Springs too far gone, experts say 11/26/2012 Florida's vanishing springs 11/26/2012 USGS study: Streams degraded at earliest stages of urban development 11/15/2012 Gulf Coast NEPs to host joint meetings Nov. 9th, Nov. 16th in Manatee County 11/5/2012 GAO says federal government needs to better manage energy/water tradeoffs 11/5/2012 DEP lays off 15 in Tallahassee as part of ongoing evaluation of positions 11/5/2012 Local champion of frogs is "everyday hero" 11/5/2012 Now’s The Time To Check Clocks On Sprinkler Systems 11/5/2012 Tampa Bay Water ordered to pay engineering firm $20M over reservoir suit 11/5/2012 New web application from EPA lets users check health of waterways 10/29/2012 2013 Stormwater Environmental Programs calendar available 10/29/2012 Consumer alert about companies offering free water testing 10/29/2012 2012 was a good year for loggerhead turtles 10/19/2012 2011 aerial imagery added to Water Atlas 10/18/2012 Free Webcast on National Water Quality Portal, Oct 23 10/15/2012 Read the latest issue of the Camp Bayou Buzzzzz! 10/15/2012 Hillsborough County Announces Preliminary Flood Map Update For Eastern Delaney Creek Area 10/15/2012 Read the Fall 2012 issue of Florida LAKEWATCH newsletter online 10/10/2012 "Smart Pot" Finalists Named 10/10/2012 Tampa Bay Water Mini-Grant deadline is October 31st 10/4/2012 New Coastal Watersheds Wiki 10/2/2012 SWFWMD to undergo "restructuring" 10/1/2012 Drought's silver lining: Gulf "dead zone" is smaller 10/1/2012 Flooding fixes underway in "Duck Pond" watershed 9/28/2012 Gravity probe shows groundwater reserves slipping away 9/27/2012 Florida's Water & Land Legacy kicks off Tampa Bay area campaign in Tampa, St Pete 9/26/2012 SWFWMD invites public input on water resource priority list 9/21/2012 20 former WMD board members urge governor to restore funding 9/19/2012 Florida DEP's Tampa office faces reorganization, staff cuts 9/18/2012 Veterans will soon find it easier to get commercial fishing licenses 9/17/2012 Despite revenue caps being lifted, WMDs hold line against tax increases 9/14/2012 Used Cooking Oil Recycling Topic of Public Meetings 9/14/2012 Gulf Fisheries Symposium will bring together diverse stakeholders 9/13/2012 Event Series Celebrates Hillsborough River's Human Connections 9/13/2012 Open house to gather ideas for new Bypass Canal recreational trail 9/12/2012 US Accuses BP of ‘Gross Negligence’ in Deadly 2010 Oil Spill 9/10/2012 TECO and Florida Aquarium Join Forces for New Manatee/Technology Park 9/10/2012 Flooding Still Impacting Some Hillsborough County Parks 9/5/2012 Seafood Lovers (and Haters) Wanted 8/30/2012 DEP Taking Steps to Prevent Piney Point Overflow from Isaac's Deluge 8/24/2012 Piney Point sale hits hurdle 8/17/2012 Temporary Ban on Swimming at Picnic Island and Cypress Point Beaches 8/17/2012 USGS: North American Fish Extinctions May Double by 2050 8/13/2012 Sinkhole Pumping Plan Raises Concerns in Temple Terrace 8/10/2012 SWFWMD Lifts Phase II One-Day-Per-Week Water Restrictions 8/1/2012 Mercury pollution must drop by 86%, DEP says 7/27/2012 Enter the Hillsborough ELAPP Calendar Photo Contest! 7/25/2012 Aquifer Recharge Conference to convene in Orlando on Sept. 10-11 7/25/2012 Columbus Drive Bridge Has Re-Opened 7/25/2012 Read the latest issue of the "Marine Scene" 7/24/2012 Wetland development still under consideration 7/20/2012 Despite Rainfall, Region Remains in Phase 3 Water Shortage 7/16/2012 Study: Winds Kept BP Oil Away from South Florida 7/10/2012 Historic Sinking of the USCGC Mohawk Creates Veterans Memorial Reef 7/5/2012 Lawsuit could come from Florida Water Standards 7/5/2012 See the King Tide Photo Contest Entries 7/5/2012 SWFWMD Issues Emergency Water Conservation Rules 7/5/2012 Check Out the Redesigned Sarasota Water Atlas Home Page! 7/2/2012 Deadline July 2nd for "Leave No Trace" workshop registration 6/29/2012 Summer Teacher Workshop to Explore Tampa Bay History, Habitats 6/29/2012 Tampa Bay Water Board of Directors Approves Reservoir Appeal 6/29/2012 USEPA proposing end to funding for beach water testing 6/28/2012 Damage from TS Debby Forces Hillsborough County Park Closures 6/28/2012 June 2012 Florida LAKEWATCH Newsletter Available 6/28/2012 Supreme Court Refuses to Hear FL-GA-AL Water War Appeal 6/27/2012 FWC, Defenders of Wildlife Collaborate on Climate Change Planning 6/26/2012 As springs, rivers decline, 40-year-old law to protect them mostly goes unheeded 6/26/2012 2013 Calendar Photo Contest 6/20/2012 Adopt-A-Pond Notebook revised! 6/19/2012 Check out the new Seagrass Viewer for Bays! 6/18/2012 New Interactive Viewer Maps Land Use Changes in Watersheds 6/18/2012 Think You See a Mink? Tell FWC! 6/14/2012 Rain May Not Always Be a Welcome Thing to Waterbirds 6/13/2012 New iPhone Fishing Regulations App Includes Florida 6/13/2012 Draft USGS Water Strategy Collides With Tough Budget Situation 6/12/2012 More water concerns aired at water policy meeting 6/12/2012 Don't feed the river: Hillsborough should reap benefits of fertilizer ban 6/10/2012 Water lines laid nearly a half-century ago to be upgraded 6/8/2012 Wetlands expert cleared by investigation, returns to DEP 6/8/2012 Registration Open for "Tampa Bay: Living Legacy" Educators' Workshop 6/8/2012 Lake Hooker MFL Rulemaking Public Workshop June 14th 6/7/2012 Tampa, Brooksville Each Get $400K from EPA for Brownfields Cleanup 6/6/2012 FDEP Establishes Public Web Forum on Environmental Resource Permitting 6/4/2012 Judge extends deadline for federal agency to issue new pollution limits 6/1/2012 WUSF Radio's "A Tale of Two Rivers" Explores Hillsborough's Dual Character 6/1/2012 Florida Conservation Coalition Announces Event June 23rd 5/29/2012 Wetlands Expert Suspended by DEP After She Refuses to Approve Permit 5/29/2012 Trimmed Budgets: A Forecast of Poorer Weather Predictions 5/29/2012 Read the Latest Issue of "The Marine Scene" 5/29/2012 NASA/USGS Contest Chronicles Changes in Local Landscapes 5/29/2012 Environmentalists Battle DEP, Industries on Two Fronts 5/25/2012 Be Floridian This Summer 5/24/2012 Fort Lauderdale Company Makes Water Out of Air 5/23/2012 Register Now for H-2-Ohhhh! Water Festival at Camp Bayou 5/22/2012 Critical Wildlife Corridor Protected 5/22/2012 Bioassessment Workshop in Gainesville on June 18th 5/21/2012 Tampa Bay Nitrogen Management Consortium Releases 2011 Report 5/9/2012 Sinkhole Worries Nix Reservoir Expansion Plan 5/4/2012 Fixes Bring McKay Bay to Life 5/4/2012 Impact-Based Stormwater Fee Structure Encourages Low-Impact Solutions, Funds Infrastructure 5/2/2012 Bayshore Will Get 'Reclaimed' Water 5/2/2012 UF Journalism Students Explore the "State of Water" 5/1/2012 New “Spatial Library” Puts Documents (and More) on the Map! 4/30/2012 Check out the latest issue of the HRWA Newsletter! 4/30/2012 Alliance for Water Efficiency Gives Florida a C+ Grade 4/30/2012 USGS Makes Historical Maps Available Online 4/23/2012 Tampa Bay Water Seeks New Trial in Reservoir Case 4/20/2012 Deadline to Enter Community Water-Wise Awards is June 30th 4/19/2012 Tampa Water Dept Provides Rebates for Conversion of Conventional Irrigation Zone to Micro-Irrigation 4/19/2012 Hillsborough County Commission Honors TBEP 4/19/2012 Mote Marine Lab Publishes Study on Manatee Hearing 4/18/2012 Need to schedule a work day 4/17/2012 Hillsborough EPC Obtains Permitting Delegation 4/17/2012 Vendors And Sponsors Needed for 2012 Tampa Bay Hurricane Expo 4/17/2012 Concern About Florida Water Pollution Not a New Phenomenon 4/16/2012 Ratepayers Will Foot Bill for Reservoir Repair 4/10/2012 FEMA says Florida Risks Losing Flood Insurance Because of Legislation 4/10/2012 April Is Water Conservation Month 4/6/2012 EPA Now Accepting Comments on National Water/Climate Change Strategy 4/5/2012 Study Reveals New Information about Tarpon Movement 4/5/2012 SWIM Program Adds Projects on Hillsborough River 3/29/2012 Hillsborough Public Meeting on Proposed Management Plan for the Lower Green Swamp Preserve 3/20/2012 Beachgoers Can help Biologists Monitor Spawning Horseshoe Crabs 3/20/2012 Buckhorn Announces Expansion of Reclaimed Water Program 3/20/2012 Camp Bayou Learning Center Holds Spring Open House Mar. 24 3/19/2012 Fire Officials Urge Wildfire Vigilance; Lack of Rain Increases State’s Wildfire Risk 3/16/2012 EPA Unveils New Website on Nutrient Pollution 3/14/2012 Be Floridian This Spring! 3/13/2012 Judge Delays Implementation of NNC Rules for Lakes Until July 6th 3/8/2012 NRC Study Says EPA Underestimated Water Rules Cost in Florida 3/7/2012 Free Watershed Speaking Presentation for Organizations and Groups by The Hillsborough River Watershe 3/6/2012 2012 Progress Report Chronicles State of the Bay 3/5/2012 Hillsborough County Upgrades Carrollwood Sewer Plant 3/2/2012 Read the Latest Issue of Bay Soundings! 3/2/2012 Sewage Spills on the Rise in Southwest Florida 2/29/2012 Stay Out of the Water at Picnic Island, Health Officials Warn 2/29/2012 Federal Court Issues Mixed Ruling On Criteria for Florida Nutrient Standards 2/24/2012 USF Collaborates with Mexican Scientists to Combat Red Tide 2/14/2012 Register Now for "Maintaining Your Florida Yard" Workshop 2/7/2012 Help Restore Schultz Nature Preserve 2/6/2012 Satellite Tracking Reveals Sea Turtle Feeding Hotspots 2/6/2012 Bill Condemned by Environmentalists as Public-land Giveaway is Likely Dead, Sponsor Says 2/3/2012 Red Tide Update (Jan. 27): Florida's Southwest Coast 1/30/2012 Canoe And Kayak Rentals Now Available At Edward Medard Park 1/26/2012 Florida Environmental Law & Policy Webinar Lectures 1/26/2012 Water Atlas Portal Site Redesigned! 1/26/2012 House takes step toward resolving water pollution feud 1/25/2012 House Panel Agrees on Bill to Extend Water Permits Despite Environmental Concerns 1/23/2012 DOI Announces New Everglades Headwaters NWR & Conservation Area 1/18/2012 Green Up the Gasparilla Day Parade!! 1/11/2012 Channel District Gets New Park in Tampa 1/11/2012 Buckhorn backs bill letting utility own drinking, reclaimed water 1/11/2012 Eight Free Kayak Tours of Segments of Sarasota Bay 1/5/2012 Annual Manatee Death Count Shows Cold Weather an Unusually Big Factor Again 1/5/2012 Environmental Coalition Calls for End to Subsidies for High-Risk Coastal Development 1/5/2012 Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition: 1,000 Miles in 100 Days 1/4/2012 Five Bills Introduced to Repeal Septic Tank Inspection Requirement 12/14/2011 HDR Readies For Battle in Tampa Bay Water Dispute 12/14/2011 2012 Adopt-A-Pond Calendars are here! 12/8/2011 Fishing to Open at Edward Medard Reservoir on Dec. 31 11/29/2011 South Tampa Couple to Receive the 2011 Water Wise Award 11/22/2011 Lake Carroll Minimum & Guidance Levels Workshop Nov. 16th 11/10/2011 Water Atlas Program Seeking New Faculty Member 11/10/2011 2010 Census Data Now Available on the Atlas 11/7/2011 New Social Media Connectivity! 11/3/2011 New video about the Frog Listening Network 11/3/2011 Understanding Numeric Nutrient Criteria 11/3/2011 Southwest Florida Water Management District Extends Water Restrictions 11/1/2011 DEP Research Reserves Awarded $1.4 Million in Grants for Water Studies 11/1/2011 FWS Extends Comment Period for Everglades Headwaters NWR 11/1/2011 Public Meeting For Proposed Fish Management Area For Edward Medard Park To Be Held Nov. 15 11/1/2011 Southwest Florida Water Management District to Shed up to 150 Employees 10/28/2011 Tampa Water Department Offers $5,000 in Classroom Grants to Hillsborough County Teachers 10/24/2011 New Video! Lake Water Quality Monitoring Methods 10/24/2011 Study will look at water quality issues for Old Tampa Bay 10/20/2011 EPA Stormwater Outreach Webinar Oct. 27th 10/18/2011 Tampa Bay Water Rejects $30M Settlement with HDR Engineering 10/17/2011 Gulf Coast Task Force Releases Ecosystem Restoration Strategy 10/13/2011 Tampa Bay Water Offers $20K in Community Mini-Grants 10/13/2011 Report Calls for Modernizing Water Quality Monitoring, Modeling Systems 10/13/2011 Record Year for Green Sea Turtle Nests on Florida Beaches 10/12/2011 Public Comment Sought on EPA BEACH Program 9/30/2011 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Find 374 Aquatic-dependent Species May Warrant Endangered Species Act 9/30/2011 Sierra Sues UF Institute Over Lawn-fertilizer Study 9/30/2011 Funding Available for Marine Debris Removal 9/30/2011 Blue is the New Green: Water Plays a Role in Green Construction 9/27/2011 2011 Pond Judging 9/20/2011 Tampa Utility Customers Can Help Shape the Look of Their Future Bills 9/20/2011 SWFWMD Invites Public Input on Ranking Water Bodies 9/20/2011 Report: Coastal Habitat Restoration Generates American Jobs 9/16/2011 Public Can Comment on Plant City Fish Management Plan 9/16/2011 EPA Approves New Waterway Classification for Florida Despite Environmental Opposition 9/14/2011 2011 Great Bay Scallop Search Results 9/14/2011 USF Awarded $11 Million for Gulf Spill Research 9/14/2011 Lake Frances Nature Preserve Meeting Sept. 27th 9/13/2011 Tampa Seeks Proposals for Water Works Building 9/13/2011 Tampa Mayor Names New Wastewater Chief 9/9/2011 Stinky Well Water Tests Healthy, Hurts Try for Public Water Lines 9/9/2011 SWFWMD to Hold Workshop on Lake Wimauma Water Levels & Flows 9/9/2011 USGS Unveils New Online Nutrient Decision Support Tool 9/9/2011 For Florida, Water Quality an Increasing Challenge 9/8/2011 FDEP Announces TMDL Tracker Web App is Available for Public Access 9/8/2011 Dept. of Interior Unveils Plan for Everglades Headwaters Conservation Area 9/7/2011 Update on the Status of Florida Numeric Nutrient Rules 9/2/2011 SWFWMD Selects Blake Guillory as New Executive Director 8/30/2011 USGS: 20% of Nation's Wells Have Trace Elements 8/30/2011 Noxious Algae Bloom Returns to Tampa Bay 8/29/2011 Rain Sensors Watch the Weather for You 8/29/2011 USGS Samples Irene's Surge for Nutrients, Sediment, E. coli, and Pesticides 8/29/2011 Camp Bayou Photo Contest Deadline Nov. 5th 8/24/2011 DEP Secretary Appoints New Water Policy, Ecosystem Restoration Chiefs 8/18/2011 Caribbean Coral Catch Disease From Sewage 8/18/2011 Why Cleaned Wastewater Stays Dirty In Our Minds 8/18/2011 USDA Purchases $100 Million in Everglades Development Rights 8/15/2011 FREE Project WET Teachers' Workshop Sept 2nd 8/12/2011 SWFWMD to Answer Public's Questions on Freeze Management Plan 8/12/2011 Florida Congressman Seeks Limits on Clean Water Regs 8/12/2011 New Data Summary Feature Provides Quick Access to WQ & Hydrology Data 8/12/2011 Webinars Focus on Green Energy Initiatives 8/9/2011 Stormwater Management Workshop Sept. 9th in Orlando 8/9/2011 Appeals Court Turns Down Attempt to Block New Water Pollution Rules 8/8/2011 Adopt-A-Pond Notebook Survey 8/3/2011 House Passes Bill That Could Undo Gains in Water Quality 7/18/2011 FWC Wildlife Chief to Lead Landscape Conservation Cooperative 7/18/2011 EPA Rolls Out New & Improved Nutrient Pollution Website 7/18/2011 Survey Explores Health of Fish in Gulf of Mexico 7/11/2011 FDEP Alternative Numeric Nutrient Criteria Workshop July 22nd 6/30/2011 Nonpoint Source Outreach Toolbox Upgrade Released 6/28/2011 Tampa Bay Water Receives Award for Environmental Rehabilitation 6/24/2011 FWC to Host Spotted Seatrout Workshop June 29 6/24/2011 Tampa Bay Water Selects Contractor for Reservoir Repair 6/24/2011 Scalloping Webinars: Regulations & Recipes! 6/23/2011 Tampa City Council Approves Summertime Fertilizer Ban 6/23/2011 Lake Park Water Plant Recognized For Innovations 6/23/2011 Work Day 6/20/2011 FWC asks anglers to help with red snapper research 6/20/2011 EPA Responds to Numeric Nutrient Petition by FDEP 6/20/2011 Ag Commissioner Sees Hope for Water Truce with EPA 6/10/2011 High levels of toxic cadmium dumped into Tampa Bay 6/9/2011 Gulf Monitoring System Sought 5/31/2011 Salt Marsh Planting Volunteer Days June 17-18 5/27/2011 Tampa to Consider Ban on Nitrogen Fertilizer 5/26/2011 On orders from Gov. Scott, SWFWMD Basin Boards Eliminated 5/26/2011 USF Researchers Examining What Fuels Deadly Rip Currents 5/17/2011 Funding Approved to Reduce Plant City Groundwater Withdrawals 5/6/2011 FWC Seeks Continued Angler Participation for Tarpon Study 5/5/2011 Proposal Eases Limits on Pollution in Florida Waterways 5/4/2011 Governor Reappoints SWFWMD Board Members 4/29/2011 Obama Administration Affirms Comprehensive Commitment to Clean Water 4/27/2011 Proposals Sought for BP-Funded Gulf of Mexico Research 4/26/2011 Spring 2011 Issue of the Adopt-A-Pond Newsletter Now Online 4/25/2011 Florida DEP Asks Feds to Back Off on Numeric Nutrient Criteria 4/25/2011 Winter 2011 Issue of "On Our Pond" Newsletter Available 4/25/2011 Satellite Tracking of Sea Turtles Reveals Potential Threat Posed by Manmade Chemicals 4/22/2011 Water Conservation Funding Available to Dover/Plant City Farmers 4/20/2011 Tampa Water Department Providing Free Irrigation Efficiency Evaluations And Rain Sensor Installation 4/20/2011 "One Year After the Gulf Oil Spill" Webcast on April 19th 4/15/2011 "Ocean Resources" Lecture Series April 14-15 4/13/2011 EPA Seeks Comments on Watershed Management Document 4/12/2011 2010 Assessments Are Now Available for LMP Lakes 4/12/2011 Florida Lake Management Society Annual Conference June 13-16 4/12/2011 EPA Agrees to Study New Water Standards in Florida 4/11/2011 Researchers Target Killer Amoeba Naegleria fowleri 4/8/2011 USF Researcher Aims to Change How We Look at Invasive Species 4/8/2011 USF Study Concludes that Common Fungicide is Deadly to Frogs 4/8/2011 Tampa Water Dept Reminds You to Use Rain Sensors 4/7/2011 New Permit-tagging Study Needs Anglers' Help 4/4/2011 FWC Biologists Discover New Species in Hillsborough County Fisherman's Catch 4/1/2011 Local Leaders Launch "KeepItLocalFlorida.org" Initiative 4/1/2011 Murky Waters: Pollution and snails figure into death of Florida springs 4/1/2011 2009 Aerial Imagery Now Available on the Atlas! 4/1/2011 Volunteers Needed: Cockroach Bay, Alafia Scrub Volunteer Cleanup Day Apr. 16 3/31/2011 EPA Accepting Nominations for the 2011 Gulf Guardian Awards 3/28/2011 EPA Urges Municipal Utilities to Test for Chemical in Tap Water 3/28/2011 Red Tide Study Shows Toxins, Potential Benefits 3/25/2011 Collins Center Releases Proposal for New "Water Ethic" 3/25/2011 Untreated sewage from broken pipes will flow into Tampa reservoir 3/25/2011 Mapping, Wetlands Workshop for Teachers Apr. 2nd 3/25/2011 Great American Cleanup is April 16 3/25/2011 Cockroach Bay Seagrass Scar Report Online 3/22/2011 Florida Springs, Rivers Featured in Festival 3/21/2011 Webinar Focuses on Role of Microbes in Gulf Oil Spill 3/18/2011 Tampa's Water Task Force Releases Report 3/17/2011 Lake, Pond and Stream Night March 25th 3/14/2011 Senators Say Septic Tank Inspections Still Needed 3/14/2011 FWC Offers Shorebird Monitoring Workshops 3/14/2011 Landfill Sinkhole Community Open House Scheduled for Mar. 15th 3/14/2011 Oil Spill a Hot Topic at Ocean Pollution Conference April 13-14 in Sarasota 3/11/2011 Sen. Marco Rubio wants to use budget resolution to stop EPA 3/7/2011 Hillsborough County to Benefit From Four Community Education Grants 3/4/2011 Palm River residents clamor for clean water 3/4/2011 U.S. House Budget Vote Threatens Florida Clean-water Rule 2/25/2011 Fla. House Committee Passes Three Controversial Bills Affecting Water Quality 2/25/2011 USF, Dutch Experts Examine Urban Water Issues 2/24/2011 New video posted on YouTube 2/21/2011 Win a Trash-Catcher for Your Pond or Lake! 2/21/2011 Tampa Bay Water Settles with Contractor in Reservoir Lawsuit 2/21/2011 Sustainable Water Management Lecture Focuses on Peace Creek Watershed 2/16/2011 SWFWMD Launches "Florida Friendly" Fertilizer Campaign to Combat Nutrient Pollution 2/16/2011 Southeast County Landfill Sinkhole Update 2/14/2011 SWFWMD Partners with USF to Encourage Students to Save Water 2/8/2011 House Water Panel Hears Differing Views on Environmental Protection 1/31/2011 House Panel May Reconsider "Local Sources First" Policy, WMDs 1/14/2011 Florida groups file suit against EPA 1/14/2011 Statewide Planning and Conservation Groups Call for Refinements to Florida's Land Planning Process 1/14/2011 EPA Climate Ready Estuaries Releases 2010 Report 1/13/2011 Eastern Hillsborough County well users should prepare for freeze 1/13/2011 Watershed Academy Webcast on Nitrogen, Phosphorus, HABs 1/11/2011 Southeast County Landfill Sinkhole Event Update--Jan 7, 2011 1/10/2011 Cypress Creek Nature Preserve Partial Closure 1/10/2011 Florida Arbor Day Celebration Jan. 21 at Bobby Hicks Park 1/10/2011 EPA Schedules Public Meeting on Ruskin Superfund Site 1/10/2011 Solar Power Plant Coming to USF 1/10/2011 Septic Tank Delay Bill Goes to Gov. Rick Scott 1/7/2011 USGS Undertakes Additional Studies of Reef Damage in Gulf of Mexico to Assess Cause 1/4/2011 USGS Announces Map Users Conference/Geospatial Info Science Workshop 1/3/2011 EPA Completes Research on Revised Recreational Water Quality Criteria 12/21/2010 FWC and partners rescue cold-stunned sea turtles 12/20/2010 Sinkhole at County Landfill Necessitates Quick Action by Public Utilities 12/20/2010 SWFWMD Awards 54 Hillsborough County Teachers Education Grants 12/20/2010 Deadline Feb. 14th for EPA Five Star Restoration/Education Grants 12/13/2010 Dec. 2010 edition of TBEP's "Bay PostScript" Newsletter Available 12/13/2010 Cold weather in early 2010 took toll on manatees 12/13/2010 Florida Sues EPA to Block Water Pollution Rules 12/9/2010 Florida House Creates Select Committee on Water Policy 12/9/2010 Bottled Water Tax Back on Florida Senate Menu 12/9/2010 Florida Water Disputes Won't Be Focus of New Panel, Chairman Says 12/9/2010 Coal Tar Sealant Largest Source of PAHs in Lakes 12/3/2010 EPA Offers Webcast on Low-Impact Development Dec. 9th 1-3 pm 12/3/2010 Cleaner Water, Dirtier Dishes? 11/29/2010 2011 Adopt-A-Pond Calendars are here! 11/23/2010 Register Now for Dec. 2nd EPA Climate Change Webcast 11/23/2010 EPA Website, Webinars Provide Guidance on Florida Numeric Nutrient Standards 11/23/2010 Geography Week Keys on Water 11/19/2010 SWFWMD Declares Phase I Water Shortage Beginning Dec. 1st 11/19/2010 US EPA Finalizes Numeric Nutrient Criteria for Florida 11/17/2010 Symposium Looks to Alert Policy Makers to Impacts from Gulf Oil Disaster 11/10/2010 GIS Day at USF on November 17th 11/9/2010 Rain Garden Manual Hot Off The Press 11/8/2010 Canoe/Kayak Rentals Available at Three More County Parks 11/8/2010 2011 Stormwater Ed Calendars Now Available 11/4/2010 USGS: Most River Flows Altered, Degraded by Land & Water Management 11/3/2010 Upper Tampa Trail Construction Project Completed 11/2/2010 Hillsborough County Announces Recycled Yard Art Winners 11/2/2010 Give A Day for the Bay on Nov. 13th at Robinson Preserve 10/21/2010 EPA Plays Catchup on Costly Florida Water Pollution 10/20/2010 Reservoir Repairs May Include Expansion 10/18/2010 Plant City Extends Water Lines Around Old Coronet Factory 10/15/2010 US Army Corps of Engineers Convenes Workshop on Phosphate's Future 10/13/2010 Florida DEP Launches New Online Business Portal 10/13/2010 1948 Aerial Imagery Now Available! 10/13/2010 New FDEP Ecotourism Website Kicks Off Greenways & Trails Month 10/6/2010 Register Now for Oct. 13 Healthy Watersheds Initiative Webcast 10/6/2010 Historic 1850 Land Surveys Now Available! 10/4/2010 Florida sea turtles have productive 2010 nesting season 10/1/2010 Volunteers Still Needed to "Give A Day For The Bay" 9/30/2010 EPA Launches New Lake Shoreland Protection Web Clearinghouse 9/29/2010 EPA Announces Short Extension for Florida Nutrients Inland Water Rule 9/29/2010 Water is Focus of USF's Global Sustainability Master's Program 9/27/2010 Hillsborough County Announces 2010 Community Water-Wise Award Winners 9/27/2010 2010 Sustainable Florida Conference Oct. 13-14 9/27/2010 EPA Releases Update on Water/Climate Change Strategy 9/24/2010 Grants Available to Hillsborough County Homeowners Who Had Sinkholes 9/23/2010 Backlash Brewing Against Florida Septic Tanks Requirement 9/23/2010 Sept.-Oct. WaterMatters Magazine Now Available Online 9/23/2010 Port Manatee Wins Marine Highway Grant 9/22/2010 Mayor Iorio to Keynote 2nd Annual Green Business Summit Oct. 13th 9/21/2010 SWFWMD Invites Public Input on Ranking Water Bodies 9/21/2010 National Ag Groups Ask EPA to Reconsider Water Strategy 9/21/2010 Deadline Oct. 29th for Tampa Bay Water Mini-Grants 9/17/2010 Sept. 2010 Florida LAKEWATCH Newsletter Available on the Water Atlas 9/16/2010 EPA Watershed Academy Webcast Features "A Watershed Dialogue" 9/9/2010 Volunteers Needed To Stem Problems of Marine Debris 9/9/2010 SWFWMD Sets Public Meeting to Present Frost/Freeze Management Plan 9/7/2010 SWFWMD to Fund Larger Share of Dover/Plant City Ag Irrigation Projects 9/7/2010 Tampa Bay Living Green Expo in Dunedin Oct. 16-17 9/3/2010 New FLMNH Exhibit Focuses on Beauty of (and Threats to) Florida's Springs 9/3/2010 Enter the 2010 Best Maintained Pond Competition! 8/31/2010 Florida DEP Moving Forward on Waterways Nutrient Limits 8/26/2010 EPA Releases Draft Strategy for Clean Water 8/20/2010 Opponents Tout Survey Opposition to Federal Water Quality Standards 8/19/2010 Tampa Bay Water Receives Five Statements of Qualifications for Reservoir Renovation Project 8/16/2010 Operation Medicine Cabinet Promotes Safety, Environment 8/12/2010 EPA Orders Plant City Firm to Spend $12M to Clean Up Its Site 8/10/2010 Toilet Rebate Applications Temporarily Outpace Available Funding 8/6/2010 USF Geologists Find Beaches Teeming With Tiny Tar Balls 8/6/2010 SWFWMD Considering Water Use Caution Area in Eastern Hillsborough 8/2/2010 Submit Your 2011 Calendar Pix Now 8/2/2010 EPA to Hold "Listening Sessions" on Water Quality Standards 7/30/2010 Broadcast Debut of "One Water" Documentary Will Be August 2nd 7/30/2010 Ruskin Commongood Boat Ramp to Close Aug. 2nd for Six Weeks 7/26/2010 USF Researchers Confirm Subsurface Oil Clouds Are From BP Well 7/26/2010 Filmmaker, Springs Advocate Wes Skiles Perishes in Diving Accident 7/23/2010 Hillsborough County Watering Days Changed 7/23/2010 EPA Seeks Small Business Input on Proposed Stormwater Rule 7/21/2010 Deadline Approaches for Alternative Frost-Freeze Protection Program Funding 7/19/2010 State Recognizes July as Florida Rivers Month 7/19/2010 Free Water Safety Festival at City Pools 7/12/2010 Oil Spill Forum at St Pete College Seminole Campus July 14th 7/9/2010 Healthcare Engineers Restore Popular Tampa Park 7/8/2010 Tampa Bay Estuary Program's July 2010 E-Newsletter Now Online 7/1/2010 Tampa Moves To New Year-Round Water Use Restrictions 6/30/2010 SWFWMD Lifts One-day-per-week Water Restrictions 6/29/2010 SWFWMD to Limit Farmers' Water Use 6/25/2010 Tampa Bay Water Approves 2011 Budget 6/25/2010 EPA Recognizes Hillsborough County for Superfund Site Reuse 6/25/2010 Boat Ramp Expansion Planned at E.G. Simmons Park 6/21/2010 Annual County Water Quality Report On Its Way To Customers 6/18/2010 FDEP Releases Draft 2010 Water Quality Report 6/17/2010 UNESCO-IHE Hydroinformatics Program Kicks Off at USF in Tampa 6/8/2010 Q & A on Lessons Learned from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Disaster 6/7/2010 EPA to Submit Coastal Nutrients Criteria to Science Advisory Board for Review 6/7/2010 Freeze Damaged Homes/Businesses Eligible for SBA Loans 6/4/2010 You Can Fish Without a Saltwater License This Weekend 6/2/2010 New Update of BASINS Software Now Available from EPA 6/2/2010 Imagining A World Without Water Pays Off For One Local High School Student 6/1/2010 Tampa's 2009 Water Quality Report Is Now Available 5/28/2010 Abstracts Invited for Impaired Waters Symposium 5/26/2010 "Bay-Friendly Landscaping" Featured on WTSP-TV Channel 8 5/26/2010 2010 Community Water-Wise Awards Deadline Is June 30th 5/26/2010 City Seeks Public Input on Julian B. Lane Riverfront Master Plan 5/24/2010 EPA Office of Water Launches Updated Website 5/17/2010 2008 Land-Use/Land-Cover data now available on the Atlas. 5/17/2010 Hillsborough County Trash Tracker Program 5/6/2010 Public Input Sought on Climate Change Recommendations 5/5/2010 Survey: Tell Us About Your Lake 5/4/2010 "Weekend In My Watershed" At Crystal River/Kings Bay Jun. 12-13 5/4/2010 DuckPond E (10-02) Volunteers Needed! 4/30/2010 Duck Pond East (10-02) Inaugural Meeting 4/30/2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Headed Toward Coastal LA, AL, MS & FL Panhandle 4/29/2010 Signs Point to Seagrass Protection 4/23/2010 SWFWMD Says Freeze Water Cap Could be in the Future for Farmers 4/22/2010 County Kicks Off Unique Coastal Storm Surge Awareness Effort 4/22/2010 Florida DEP Jumps on Social Media Bandwagon 4/21/2010 Environmentalists win victory on fertilizer bans 4/20/2010 Spring Edition of Bay Soundings Quarterly News Journal Now Online 4/20/2010 IT's Spring again! 4/17/2010 EPA Delays Florida Coastal Water Protection, Proceeds on Inland Water Rule 4/16/2010 Sinkhole Repair Not Cheap for Plant City 4/16/2010 Spring Issue of "The Volunteer Monitor" Online 4/14/2010 April is Water Conservation Month 4/6/2010 Listen to the Hillsborough River's Frogs on Enhanced FLN Site 4/2/2010 Biologists Ask Public To Report Spawning Horseshoe Crabs 4/1/2010 Tampa Mayor Announces Management Reorganization 3/31/2010 EPA Holds Additional Public Hearings on Proposed Water Quality Standards 3/30/2010 Hillsborough County to benefit from eight Community Education Grants 3/25/2010 EPA Launches Web Forum on How to Best Protect America`s Waters 3/23/2010 Presentations Available from Gulf of Mexico Sea Level Rise Conference 3/23/2010 Check your irrigation system when you 'spring forward' 3/12/2010 Tampa Water Dept. Offers Free Water Efficiency Workshop -- March 20 3/11/2010 EPA Extends Comment Period for Florida Water Quality Standards 3/5/2010 EPA Study Reveals Widespread Contamination of Fish in U.S. 3/5/2010 Public Hearing on Tampa Bay Water Use 3/3 3/2/2010 Interactive Forum on Land Use and Water Supply March 11th 3/1/2010 SWFWMD Post-Freeze Presentation Available on Water Atlas 2/26/2010 YSI Foundation Offers $25K Water Quality Improvement Grant 2/26/2010 SWFWMD Board Extends Water Restrictions through June 30th 2/23/2010 Interview with ecologist Tom Crisman on Water Reuse/Recovery 2/22/2010 "The Volunteer Monitor" Celebrates Community Service & Innovation 2/18/2010 Tampa`s New Irrigation Schedule Starts March 14 2/18/2010 Tampa Bay Water stands to get $31 million for reaching milestones at desal plant 2/17/2010 Florida Springs Rally Planned for Feb. 16th in Tallahassee 2/17/2010 "Florida Matters" Radio Program Addresses Water Quality Regulation 2/15/2010 Eastern Hillsborough County homeowners with wells should prepare for freezing temperatures Thurs. 2/12/2010 Tampa council members to revisit "toilet to tap" idea 2/12/2010 First public workshop on freeze set for Feb. 17 2/11/2010 Media invited to ceremony certifying water-conserving home 2/9/2010 Stream Assessment Report for Hillsborough River Available 2/8/2010 USF Hosts Climate Change Conference 2/5/2010 Dead fish could fertilize algal blooms in Tampa Bay 2/5/2010 Florida Congressmen Request Delay of EPA Water Rule Implementation 2/5/2010 Bay Soundings Winter Edition Now Online 1/27/2010 TBEP Technical Website Redesigned 1/27/2010 Dry Wells, Sinkholes Put Swiftmud on Defensive 1/21/2010 Slew of dead fish plaguing Tampa parks, business 1/21/2010 Historical Narratives Celebrate Our Water Heritage 1/14/2010 Sarasota County, New College & Sarasota Water Atlas to Debut Four New Oral History Interviews! 1/14/2010 Freeze Protection Impacts ARI: 22 Sinkholes Form in Hillsborough 1/14/2010 Orlando Water Resources Conference Focuses on GIS 1/13/2010 January 2010 Issue of FWC 4-1-1 Now Online 1/13/2010 Plants coming on November 14th 1/13/2010 Announcing the Launch of the Water Quality Contour Mapping Tool 1/5/2010 EPA Schedules Public Meetings on Florida Water Quality Standards 1/4/2010 2010 Stormwater Calendars Available 12/29/2009 2009 Adopt-A-Pond Calendars are here! 12/29/2009 Water restrictions eased from Phase III to Phase II for Tampa Bay area 12/18/2009 Water District Asks Homeowners to "Skip a Week" of Irrigation this Winter 12/17/2009 Spring 2009 Bay Soundings Now Available 12/17/2009 Commissioner Workshop to Discuss Residential Fertilizer Management Issues 11/24/2009 Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful, Inc. Part-Time Executive Assistant Position Available 11/17/2009 Rate A Component Now Available 11/3/2009 Bay Soundings Fall 2009, Covering the Tampa Bay Watershed, NOW AVAILABLE!! 10/29/2009 Time change serves as a reminder to check your irrigation timer and system 10/29/2009 2010 Stormwater Environmental Programs Calendar Photos Contest 9/29/2009 Hillsborough County Launches New Recycling Education Campaign & Contest 9/28/2009 Volunteers needed for Lake Morley Restoration 9/28/2009 Smart Growth Guide for Coastal and Waterfront Communities Released 9/28/2009 The United Nations Environment Programme Releases Climate Change Science Compendium 2009 9/28/2009 Simplified State Lands Web Site is "One Stop Shop" to Understanding Florida's State Lands Program 9/24/2009 Cross Bayou Canal & Joe's Creek Cleanup - October 3rd! 9/21/2009 Mini-Grant Applications Due October 1 9/21/2009 Estuary Academy Registration Open! 9/21/2009 2009 Partner's Meeting A Success 9/15/2009 2009 Best Maintained Pond Competition 9/14/2009 Programming Team Adds New Water Quality and Water Levels Levels Tool! 8/24/2009 Mercury found in all fish caught in U.S.-tested streams 8/24/2009 Participate in World Water Monitoring Day! 8/17/2009 The Summer 2009 issue of Bay Soundings is available! 8/6/2009 New Law Allows Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Despite HOA's 8/3/2009 Algae Blooms in Old Tampa Bay, Hillsborough Bay 8/3/2009 Pondwatch Training 7/21/2009 Hillsborough County Releases the Pet Waste Research Final Report 7/21/2009 Special Septic Tank Study 7/21/2009 New Law Allows Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Despite HOAs 7/20/2009 Shoreline fishing license requirement starts Aug. 1 7/20/2009 TBEP To Conduct Grant-Writing Workshop 7/20/2009 Lake Restoration Grants 7/9/2009 10th ANNUAL LAKES APPRECIATION MONTH POSTER CONTEST 7/6/2009 Water District Chiefs Are Getting Unwanted Power 7/6/2009 Protecting Our Water - FDEP's New Website 6/24/2009 Courtney Campbell Parkway nears its 75th birthday 6/22/2009 The University of South Florida and Mote Marine Laboratory team up on marine biology research 6/22/2009 FWC appoints Nick Wiley as executive director 6/22/2009 2nd Planting Event 2009 6/15/2009 Lakewatch needs your support 6/15/2009 Florida Center's Annual Retreat 6/8/2009 Storm Surge Experts Issue Warning on Outdated Modeling Systems 6/8/2009 WOW Planting 6/1/2009 It's Planting Time For 2009! 5/8/2009 Panel to study Cone Ranch sale 5/8/2009 Hatching a plan for tomorrow's game fish 5/8/2009 Online tools helps residents pledge to conserve water 4/7/2009 The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association Call for Presentations 4/7/2009 Cities Dimming Their Lights For Earth Hour 3/27/2009 Living Shorelines Workshop 3/26/2009 Wildlife commission staff proposes ban on wild turtle harvest 3/18/2009 Lake, Pond and Stream Night, April 3 3/18/2009 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Now Accepting Nominations for 2009 Gulf Guardians! 3/18/2009 Ahora aceptando nominaciones para el Premio 2009 de Guardianes del Golfo 3/18/2009 Man, nature both to blame for threats to Alafia River's water 3/18/2009 Lake, Pond & Stream Night 3/17/2009 2007 Land Use/Land Cover Data Now Available 3/17/2009 Hillsborough County EPC Pollution Recovery Funds Available 2/20/2009 Registration Open for Master Naturalist -Training/Coastal Module 2/19/2009 Registration Open for Master Naturalist Training/Coastal Module 2/19/2009 Winter 2009 Bay Soundings is now Available 2/13/2009 Volunteers needed for Great American Cleanup 2/13/2009 Water Management District introduces new color-coded map to identify water shortage levels 2/9/2009 New Google Earth 5.0 Takes You 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea 2/3/2009 The Florida Center is Pleased To Release a New Climate Change Component 2/3/2009 FWC RECORDS HIGH COUNTS DURING STATEWIDE MANATEE SURVEY 1/30/2009 New Hillsborough River Watershed Alliance Newsletter 1/30/2009 Tampa says: Don't water your lawn next week 1/30/2009 E-mail list shares news about our environment 1/30/2009 UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences New Summary of TMDL Progress 1/28/2009 Florida Forever May Be Saved 1/23/2009 County To Help Dredge 1/23/2009 Iorio Announces Tampa's Gold Green Local Government Designation 1/23/2009 On-Line Help for Aquatic Vegetation Management! 12/15/2008 World leaders look to tackle coasts' issues 11/17/2008 Lower Hillsborough River Stakeholder Tour a Learning Experience for All 10/30/2008 Pinellas County Environmental Fund Announces Funding Opportunity 10/19/2008 2009 AAP Calendar photo contest 10/15/2008 City of Tampa Stormwater Department's monthly maintenance plan now viewable on the Mapping Tool. 10/9/2008 2008 WaterAtlas Partner Meeting Now On-Line! 10/1/2008 Water Lettuce Chokes Lake In Brandon's Clayton Lake 10/1/2008 Once-a-week watering restrictions extended 10/1/2008 Rain not enough to quench lakes' thirst in Hillsborough County 10/1/2008 Stormwater improvements coming to Drew Park neighborhood 10/1/2008 2008 WaterAtlas Partners Meeting Video Now On-Line! 10/1/2008 Once-a-week watering restrictions extended 10/1/2008 First Annual Hillsborough River Watershed Film Festival-Call For Entries 9/25/2008 Tampa Green Team Website Goes Online 9/25/2008 Lake and Pond Work Day-Oct 4 9/23/2008 Pond Judging Deadline Extended 9/22/2008 Riverwalk Project Continues 9/19/2008 City of Tampa Waterways Improvement Program 9/18/2008 City of Tampa Urban Lakes Rescue Program 9/18/2008 TBO.com News Article/Slide Show - Upgraded Water Atlas Web Site Eases Data Flow 9/17/2008 The natural fate of 8 parks: flooded 9/15/2008 New Flood Maps Have Now Taken Effect 9/4/2008 BEST In Adopt-A-Pond Competition! 8/20/2008 Regional Reservoir May Be Drained To Fix Cracks 8/19/2008 Environmental Protection Commission 2007 State of the Environment Report Released 7/31/2008 Monitors gauge potential for Gulf Coast disasters 7/21/2008 Lead Shot and Sinkers: Heavy Implications for Wildlife 7/14/2008 Success! 6/29/2008 Planting Success 4/29/2008 Who in the world is Panfilo de Narvaez — and why should we care? 4/18/2008 Florida Matters “Digging into Fertilizer Policy” 4/18/2008 New Waterbodies Available: Mill Bayou and Hayes Bayou 4/14/2008 Dead weed cleanup 4/12/2008 Spring is Comining! 2/1/2008 2008 Adopt-A-Pond Calendars Available 1/9/2008 Winter Maintenance 12/2/2007 FWC and the University of South Florida Create Center for Prediction of Red Tides 11/13/2007 2007 Best Maintained Pond! 10/25/2007 Weed Control Spraying 9/22/2007 Pond Update 9/17/2007 Best Maintained Pond Competition 9/13/2007 Meeting 8/13/2007 Seagrasses on the Re-Bound 8/13/2007 Lakes Appreciation Month 7/24/2007 Lakes Awareness Month and Outreach Materials 7/24/2007 Lakes Awareness Month and Outreach Materials 7/24/2007 Honeymoon Is Most Popular State Park 7/19/2007 In-Flow Soil Errosion 7/17/2007 Lake Watch Activities 7/17/2007 New Incentives for Pond Groups 7/9/2007 DEP State Park Ranks Second in National Beach Survey 6/18/2007 EPA, Army Corps Issue Joint Guidance to Sustain Wetlands Protection under Supreme Court Decision 6/14/2007 Dealing with Duckweed 5/31/2007 Ecological Impacts from the Interactions of Climate Change, Land Use Change and Invasive Species 5/29/2007 Ecological Impacts from the Interactions of Climate Change, Land Use Change and Invasive Species 5/29/2007 New Adopt-A-Pond Pages Live! 5/16/2007 BIOLOGISTS ASK PUBLIC TO REPORT HORSESHOE SIGHTINGS 5/16/2007 Florida Outlines 2007 Drought Action Plan 5/16/2007 EPA's 2007 Report on the Environment: Science Report (SAB Review Draft) 5/16/2007 CRESCENT LAKE RECEIVES TAMPA BAY ESTUARIES MINI-GRANT 5/16/2007 Work day schedualed for North Pond 5/11/2007 Near Average Rainfall in April Fails to Restore Water Levels 5/9/2007 RED TIDE CONTROL AND MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM SEEKS PROPOSALS 4/16/2007 Governor, Cabinet Celebrate April as Water Conservation Month 3/19/2007 Expanded project will identify flooding and water quality issues in northern Pinellas County 2/28/2007 Crist/Kottkamp 2007-08 Budget Affirms Commitment to Florida's Environment 2/20/2007 Central Florida Coordination Area Action Plan 1/25/2007 USGS News Release: First Annual Streamflow Summary Available 1/16/2007 Survey of Lakes of the Nation Conducted by the EPA 12/11/2006 EPA Issues Final Rule on Aquatic Pesticide Applications 11/28/2006 EPA Issues Final Rule on Aquatic Pesticide Applications 11/28/2006 EPA's Compliance and Enforcement Annual Results - FY2006 11/20/2006 Living Legacy: Tampa Bay - A One-Hour Documentary 11/9/2006 2005 Red Tide Impacts on Fish Spawning in Tampa Bay 10/31/2006 Florida Red Tide Grant Award 10/12/2006 Exploring the Health of Tampa Bay on 8/17/2006 SWFWMD to Treat Water Hyacinths and Water Lettuce on the Lake Tarpon 7/26/2006 Living Legacy: Tampa Bay - A One-Hour Documentary 7/10/2006 U.S. EPA's Early Hurricane Preparation Information 6/7/2006 U.S. EPA's Early Hurricane Preparation Information 6/7/2006