GIWA's wants to remind everyone to turn off their sprinklers when it rains. The easiest way to accomplish this is with an automatic rain shutoff device that overrides the irrigation systems when sufficient rain has fallen.
Gasparilla Island Water Association, Inc. (GIWA) is a non-profit membership owned water and sewer utility organized in 1966 through the efforts of the Boca Grande Women's Club. The members of GIWA are property owners on Gasparilla Island and the Boca Grande Causeway that are connected to GIWA's water and sewer system.
The affairs of GIWA are managed by a volunteer Board of Directors consisting of nine members of the corporation. The current Board of Directors are as follows:
Tuesday, September 27th - Gasparilla Island Water Association (GIWA) anticipates a loss of water and sewer services sometime in the afternoon today. In lieu of the evacuation order issued, we do not anticipate services being restored until sometime on Friday, September 30th. GIWA staff will not be able to respond to utility related service calls until it is safe to return to the island. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this emergency situation.