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Region X


West Central Florida

Counties:   Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee, Manatee, Sarasota


"Region X of the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association provides local programs and opportunities to members in West Central Florida. I hope you enjoy our webpage and visit often. We look forward to seeing you at our local events."


Ann Lee, MBA
Chair, FSAWWA Region X
Peace River Manasota Regional Water Supply Authority

Please contact FSAWWA if you need Ann's personal information.

For Regional Officers and Committee Chairs - CLICK HERE

We Need Your Help - We are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in joining us, please CLICK HERE

Regional Sponsors - We are looking for sponsors for regional events. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact the region chair.  To download the 2019 Sponsorship Letter and Payment Form CLICK HERE

Upcoming Events

  • December 8-12, 2019 - FSAWWA Fall Conference at the Omni Orlando Resort in ChampionsGate. For information - CLICK HERE.
  • Thursday, October 10, 2019, 11:30AM to 1:00PM - Region X/FWEA Joint Luncheon Meeting - "Alternative Delivery Methods: Industry Perspective Luncheon" - at the Sarasota County BOB in Sarasota, Florida. For more information - CLICK HERE.
  • Thursday, October 17, 2019, 5:30PM to 8:15PM - Region X 5th Annual Utility CIP Presentations Night at the Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club in Sarasota, Florida. For more information - CLICK HERE.
  • Saturday, November 16, 2019, 1:00PM - Region X Game Day, Bulls vs. Bearcats at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida. For more information - CLICK HERE.


  • Region X Model Water Tower Competition - Elementary School - was held on April 27, 2019.
    For more photos - CLICK HERE
  • Region X Water Equation Charity Night with the Tampa Bay Lightning was held on March 18, 2019. Five of our attendees were able to ride the zamboni between the 2nd and 3rd periods while the announcer read a nice blurb about the FSAWWA and the Water Equation. Our name was also displayed on the jumbotron.
    Video of the zamborini - CLICK HERE
    Photos from the event - CLICK HERE
  • Region X held their Best Tasting Drinking Water contest on March 7, 2019 at the Charlotte County Utilities. The winner for best water is CHARLOTTE COUNTY. Congratulations! To see the article from the Charlotte Sun - CLICK HERE.
  • Region X had their middle school and high school Model Water Tower Competition on January 24, 2019 at the Sarasota Technical College. The winners are:

    High School
    -1st Place: Venice High School - Team Battle Bud, Mr. Shannon (teacher)
    -2nd Place: Sarasota High School - Team OK, Mr. VanArsdall (teacher)
    -3rd Place: Riverview High School - Team Berm Gang Gone Sicko Mode, Mr. Berman (teacher)
    -Most Creative: North Port High School - Team Teddy, Mr. Jakoby (teacher)

    Middle School
    -1st Place: Heron Creek Middle School - Team I'm Ready, Mr. Baker (teacher)
    -2nd Place: Booker Middle School - Team Booker Tornados, Mr. Baxter (teacher)
    -3rd Place: McIntosh Middle School - Team Water Hawks, Mr. McClenathen (teacher)
    -Most Creative: Heron Creek Middle School - Team Christmas Came Early, Mr. Baker (teacher)

    For more photos - CLICK HERE

  • The 2018 Region X Volunteer of the Year is Michael Acosta. Congratulations!

  • Congratulations to Sarasota County for the title of Region X's  Best Tasting Drinking Water Contest in 2018.The Best Tasting Drinking Water contest brings together other utilities to compete for the title. Samples are judged on taste, color, odor, and clarity. The judging is all subjective and is not scientific in any way.