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Slaying Energy Vampires and Other Spooky Savings

October 28, 2016

As daylight saving time draws to an end, days get shorter, and the heat of summer finally begins to fade, the end of October is a time for ghoulish festivities and – perhaps surprisingly – energy savings! Read on for some quick and easy ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation
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Wastewater Worries

July 5, 2016

Rain. It happens. Especially in Florida. We are known as the “Sunshine State”, but we might be better off being called the “Umbrella State” as we have an average of 54.5 inches of rain a year. This rain doesn’t come all at once, nor ... READ MORE

Category: Natural Resources, Work & Life
Tags: Cleanout, Dumping Sewage, Infiltration, Inflow, Lmilligan, Pinellas, Pipes, Sewage, St. Pete, Stormwater, Tampa Bay, Waste Water, Wastewater, Wastewater Treatment Plant, Water, Water Management, Water Quality, Watershed

Breathe Easy Indoors This Summer

June 17, 2016

Contrary to popular belief, the air inside your home can actually be more polluted than the air outside and it is not because the pollutants are coming in from outside. In fact, many of the objects and furnishings in your home affect the air ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation
Tags: Air Quality, Chemicals, Cleaning Supplies, Furnishings, Health, Home, Household Items, Mold, Paint, Pollution, Respiratory Ailments, Rmadhosinghhector

Keeping Waste Out of Our Water

June 6, 2016

Adults fear it and kids love it…it’s poop! Stool, waste, feces, dung, there are many ways to say it, but nobody ever really wants to talk about it. Everything that eats, poops, right? And all that poop has to go somewhere. Fortunately ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Recreation, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Animal Services, Bacteria, Dog, EPA, Fecal Coliform, Impaired, Pet Waste, Pets, Pinellas, Poop, Rain, Scoop The Poop, Waste, Water, Watershed

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