|The Southwest Florida Water Management District reports that three years of below-average rainfall has left the Tampa Bay area currently facing an extreme water shortage this dry season. For the last 36 months, the Districtwide rainfall deficit is more than 25 inches and the Governing Board recently tightened the one-day-per-week watering restrictions in Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties to conserve the region's dwindling water supplies. |
The District is asking everyone to make a special effort to conserve water this winter to help us through this emergency.
Tampa Bay Specifics:
Additional restrictions include:
The Tampa Bay region is facing a serious water shortage and we appreciate all your efforts to conserve water and spread the word. If we all work together, we can make a difference.