Under the category of cool things to do that I never knew I had access to...
Did you know that the Water Treatment Facility hosted Open Houses? Well, they do! The public is invited to get a behind-the-scenes look into the work that goes into keeping St. Pete flowing at the City's water treatment facilities. Attendees can expect to learn about drinking water sourcing and processing at the Cosme Water Treatment Plant in Odessa and how wastewater becomes reclaimed water at one of the three reclaimed water treatment facilities in St. Petersburg.
Plant operators and City staff will lead tours to show the flow of water from beginning to end and answer questions. Tours will begin hourly at 9 a.m. with the last tour starting at 11 a.m.
Saturday, May 7 at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Southwest Water Reclamation Facility
3800 54th Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Saturday, May 14 at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Cosme Water Treatment Plant
16015 Race Track Rd.
Odessa, FL 33556
Saturday, May 21 at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Northeast Water Reclamation Facility
1160 62nd Ave. NE.
St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Saturday, May 28 at 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Northwest Water Reclamation Facility
7500 26th Ave. N
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
The majority of the tour is outdoors and is a walking tour. Attendees should plan to be in the sun and wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Facilities are not ADA accessible by default, however reasonable accommodations can be made by calling the Water Resources Department at 727-893-7261. A driver’s license or state photo ID is required for entry and children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Details and additional open house dates can be found at stpete.org/WaterOpenHouse
So grab your kids and make a memorable, learning day when you attend the Water Treatment Open House!
Category: Snell Isle Weekly News
Published: Monday, 18 April 2022 16:27
Celebrating our planet earth happens every day of the year but you likely know that Earth Month is April. Every year on April 22nd, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. You can look up online sites to get suggestions and ideas for what YOU can do in observance of Earth Day. Here’s a few to consider...
1. Earth Day: The Official Site | https://www.EARTHDAY.ORG
Visit the official Earth Day site to learn about the world's largest environmental movement and what you can do to make every day Earth Day.
2. 15 Earth Day Tips to Support the Environment & Stop Climate Change
Avoid Plastic Disposables.
Volunteer to Clean Up.
Recycle What You Can.
Don't Drive Alone.
Take Shorter Showers.
Unplug your devices.
Donate your money to a “green” cause.
Donate your time.
Donate your belongings.
Join Earth Day’s Network campaigns.
Share your Earth Day tips.
Don’t stop after Earth Day.
To read more about these 15 suggestions, go to https://www.goodwall.io/blog/earth-day-tips/
3. Here’s a wonderful St. Petersburg event that is very popular year-after-year...
4/23/2022 & 4/24/2022
9am-4pm both days
7891 26TH AVE. N ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33710
WALTER FULLER PARK 7891 26TH AVE. N ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33710
St. Petersburg's annual Green Thumb Festival, brings together plant and flower lovers, as well as, individuals and families looking for a fun weekend activity. With more than 120 garden, plant and flower vendors and exhibitors, the annual event brings the community together for a weekend of fun. This two-day event will provide more than 200 educational and environmental exhibits, vendors and workshops. The festival continues to be free of charge. Find more information here: http://www.stpeteparksrec.org.
If each of us selects just ONE THING we can actively do to be more mindful of resources to help our environment, that’s one small step. But if each of us does just ONE THING, we’ll have made a HUGE, POSITIVE DIFFERENCE.
Category: Snell Isle Weekly News
Published: Monday, 18 April 2022 15:15
Category: Snell Isle Alerts
Published: Wednesday, 10 June 2020 21:34
City of St. Petersburg Resources for Residents.
Download full PDF
The information below contain links to help our local small businesses in this time of need.
The Fighting Chance Fund applications are live! Interested applicants/donors please see www.stpete.org/assistance/fighting_chance_fund.php
Or see social media links below:
You can also view the infographic video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0sByvZnhJDA
Published: Thursday, 09 April 2020 15:41