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Get rid of household hazardous waste

Get rid of household hazardous waste

Pinellas County, Florida -- Got unwanted electronics or chemicals? Collect hazardous waste items from your home, office or garage, and properly dispose of them at the upcoming mobile collection event.

Clearwater celebrates Drinking Water Week

Clearwater celebrates Drinking Water Week

Clearwater, Florida -- The City of Clearwater is kicking off Drinking Water Week from May 5 to May 11. 

This national event celebrates one of the world's most precious natural resources. 

Clearwater's water utility professionals proacively modernize the city's water system, a smart, safe, common sense investment that will pay off for generations to come. By working together, customers and water providers can ensure that local water sources remain available for decades to come. 

 

City to Break Ground on Second Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

City to Break Ground on Second Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant

Clearwater, Florida -- The City of Clearwater will break ground on its second reverse osmosis (RO) water treatment plant on Monday, May 6 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to join Mayor George N. Cretekos, Public Utilities Director Tracy Mercer, members of the City Council, and engineering, utility, and Southwest Florida Water Management District officials at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Plant No. 2 at 21133 U.S. Highway 19 N. in Clearwater.

Naturemania camp offers unique bird experience for kids

Naturemania camp offers unique bird experience for kids

Largo, Florida -- Does your child enjoy nature, animals and love the outdoors? The City of Largo's McGough Nature Park is offering Naturemania, a unique summer camp jam-packed with nature related activities for children who have completed grades 1-5. 

Each week, campers will hike on trails, hear from guest speakers, explore the nature park, head to the swimming pool and make arts and crafts.

Madeira Beach cleanup May 2

Madeira Beach cleanup May 2

Madeira Beach, Florida -- The Tampa Bay Beaches Chamber of Commerce's Tourism Committee will be doing a beach cleanup on Madeira Beach on Thursday, May 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. and they need your help!

The base will be at the snack shack (Archibald Beach) and they will cover north and south.

For additional Information, please call the Chamber at 727-360-6957.

Lights Out for Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Lights Out for Sea Turtle Nesting Season

Clearwater Beach, Florida -- Coastal residents are being asked to keep ther outdoor lights dim or off during the annual sea turtle nesting season.

The season begins May 1st and runs through the end of October.

"If you live near the beach, make sure you shut off or dim your lights at night," according to Heather Parsons of the city of Clearwater. "This precaution can reduce the amount of artificial light that reaches turtle nests and will help hatchlings reach the water safely."

Diggin' the Arts festival

Diggin' the Arts festival

Pinellas County, Florida -- Bring the entire family out for an artful array of activities while enjoying the beautiful and tranquil surroundings of Pinellas County’s Florida Botanical Gardens at the second annual Diggin’ the Arts festival on Sunday, May 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.