14 South Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, Fl 33756
Customer Service (727) 464-4000
Urgent Reclaimed Restrictions
Initiated Reclaimed water system unavailable
May 25, 2007
Pinellas County, Fla – Effective Friday,
May 25, 2007, at 8:45 a.m., reclaimed water to
South County customers will no longer be available. Continued
high reclaimed water usage in South County has placed demands
on the system that can no longer be sustained. The
shutdown began earlier than expected due to overwhelming
demand. The restrictions will last until the system
stabilizes. Depending on water levels, the system is planned
to continue normal operation prior to 10 a.m. and after
After attempting voluntary reductions during daytime hours,
outflows continue to equal or exceed reclaimed water production.
In accordance with Southwest Florida Water Management District
guidelines, watering is currently discouraged during the
hours of 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to minimize evaporation.
However, the reclaimed water system has continued to experience
heavy demand during this timeframe. Utilities officials urge
customers to conserve our valuable reclaimed water resource
by irrigating wisely and efficiently when it is available.
The affected areas include all the Gulf Beaches from Tierra
Verde to Sand Key; 78th Avenue North to 66th Avenue North
between 113th Street North and Boca Ciega Bay; Park Boulevard
to 54th Avenue North between Cross Bayou and 66th Street
North; Tamarac By The Gulf and Seminole Lakes Golf and Country
Club Estates. The communities of Pinellas Park, St. Pete
Beach and South Pasadena will also be affected.
Over watering can actually damage a Florida lawn and
prevent a deep, drought-tolerant root system from being
Over watering promotes dollarweed, chinch bug damage
and excessive thatch.
For more information, call (727) 464-4000, press “0” and
tell the representative, “I want a healthy