Zephyrhills joins water contamination lawsuit

The City of Zephyrhills — also known as “The City of Pure Water” — is joining a massive federal lawsuit regarding contaminated water. The municipality is set to become a plaintiff in a multi-district litigation case filed against various companies that manufactured firefighting foams — Aqueous film forming foam (AFFF) — containing a series of man-made chemicals found to contaminate groundwater, … [Read more...]

Keep Your Family Healthy With A Free Air Duct Inspection

CJ White has two very good reasons to keep his home’s air duct system free of dust and dander – 3-year-old Olivia and 6-month-old Landon. “Nothing is more important than the health of my children, and I know how important indoor air quality is to their well-being,” said White, the children’s father. White and his wife, Natalie, understand why they need to keep their air ducts clean, because … [Read more...]

Meritage Homes’ Ashcroft Offers Affordable Homes In Watergrass

Join the fun Saturday, June 8, when Meritage Homes celebrates the grand opening of its newest community in Tampa — Ashcroft at Watergrass. Located off Curley Road in highly desired Wesley Chapel, Ashcroft is a community of 120 homesites, with move-in ready homes for families looking to get settled in before the next school year begins. “We have six very livable plans to choose from, all … [Read more...]

Know the dangers of secondhand smoke

The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County and Tobacco Free Florida are working together to reduce tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, according to a news release. Most people are aware of the dangers associated with using tobacco products like cigarettes, but may not be as familiar with the dangers posed by secondhand smoke. Here are some facts about secondhand … [Read more...]

Zika virus cases keep growing

The news on the Zika virus keeps evolving, as the number of travel-associated cases in the United State continues to grow. As of Feb. 10, there were 52 travel-associated cases of Zika virus in the United States, including 16 in Florida, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Feb. 3 directed state Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong to declare a public health … [Read more...]

Study focuses on marketing property near Zephyrhills airport

Duke Energy recently completed a site evaluation and marketing report on more than 440 acres next to the Zephyrhills Municipal Airport. The property, according to the report, can be made site-ready for aerospace manufacturing, light industrial and assembly companies, and the plastics industry. “We want to help you, to encourage you, as you market the Zephyrhills airport’s industrial area,” … [Read more...]

Efforts are on again for Ridge Road extension

Pasco County is trying again to obtain a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to build an 8-mile extension of Ridge Road. The project is a high priority for the county to provide an additional evacuation route during hurricanes or other emergencies. Consultants with Washington D.C.-based Dawson & Associates briefed the Pasco Commission on April 14 on its analysis of road designs … [Read more...]