December 1, 2020


A Tour of Tampa Bay's Desalination Plant

Turning Saltwater Into Drinking Water

| 5/1/2007

How exactly does Tampa Bay's desalination plant turn Apollo Beach sea water into drinking water? Florida Trend's Cynthia Barnett helps answer that question with this narrated photo tour. Sit back, turn up your speakers and learn a bit about science and technology.

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Meet the Santa waving from the Clearwater pedestrian bridge
Meet the Santa waving from the Clearwater pedestrian bridge

One of Tampa Bay’s newest Santas is finding ways to bring joy this season while being careful during the pandemic. Randy Maxey, of Clearwater, decided 2020 would be the year he’d don the red suit and show off his natural white beard as Santa, but then the pandemic hit. Like most men who embody the jolly old man from the North Pole, Maxey, 60, is at an age that makes him vulnerable to COVID-19.

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