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Deadline to Enter Community Water-Wise Awards is June 30th

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Tampa Bay Water, its Member Governments and the Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ program are sponsoring the 14th annual Community Water-Wise Awards. These awards recognize individuals and businesses with water-efficient, aesthetically pleasing landscapes. To qualify for an award, the landscape must be located in unincorporated areas of Pasco, Pinellas or Hillsborough counties or the cities of New Port Richey, St. Petersburg or Tampa. Deadline for application is June 30, 2012.

If you are interested in learning more about the awards program or would like assistance and information in creating a water-wise landscape, visit http://www.tampabaywaterwise.org/ for guidelines and online application. To speak to an extension agent about the Community Water-Wise program, contact Dale Armstrong at Pinellas County Extension, (727) 582-2108, or Lynn Barber, (813) 744-5519, ext. 105, at Hillsborough County Extension, or Chris Dewey, (813) 929-2716, at Pasco County Extension.