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Do you know where your water comes from?

Drinking water for residents in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties is made up of aquifer, river and Gulf waters. And it goes through a lot before reaching your faucet.

At some point today, you'll probably turn your sink handle, releasing clean, potable water.

But do you ever wonder where it comes from?

If you’re in Hillsborough, Pinellas or Pasco counties it's likely a combination of aquifer, river, and Gulf waters.

It's pumped and treated by the utility Tampa Bay Water before being sold to your distributor.

Let’s follow your water’s journey into your home. (Link below)