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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 - will be posted soon

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 2020 Sponsorship Letter and Payment Form Click Here

2020 Sponsorship payment with a credit card

Silver - Click Here

Gold - Click Here

Upcoming Events




  • Region X Big Top Brewery Water For People Fundraising Event was held on Feb. 8, 2020. They raised $302!  


  • Region X 2020 Model Water Tower Competition was held on January 31, 2020 at the Suncoast Polytechnical High School. Special thanks to our volunteers: Heather, Olga, Peter, Anamari, Rob and Vicky! For photos - CLICK HERE .

    Winners are as follows:

    High School:
    1st - Venice High School, TSA Club
    2nd - North Port High School, Area 51
    3rd - Riverview High School, Wall-E
    Most Creative - Riverview High School, Wall-E

    Middle School:
    1st - Heron Creek Middle School, Bob the Minion
    2nd - Heron Creek Middle School, Bart
    3rd - Booker Middle School, The World and Our Universe
    Most Creative - Heron Creek Middle School, Bart
  • The 2019 Region X Volunteer of the Year is Stephen Kipfinger.  Congratulations!

Great participation at Region X / FWEA Joint Luncheon Meeting at Sarasota County BOB held on 10/10/19

75 attendees at 10/17/19 Region X Sponsor Appreciation CIP night held at Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club

  • 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