EPA recommends that we continue to use and drink tap water as usual. EPA’s drinking water regulations require treatment at public water systems to remove or kill pathogens, including viruses. GIWA's treatment process ensures that your water is disinfected and free of pathogens, including viruses as required by EPA.
Rainfall and Gallons Sold
The following compares rainfall to gallons sold on the Island:
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: