The city of St. Petersburg entered into an agreement with a private contractor to develop the cityâ€™s first water well field in Hillsborough in 1929 at the site of [tag]Lake Rogers Park[/tag], off [tag]Racetrack Road[/tag] in the northwest part of the county. The city purchased the land outright 11 years later and has held that property ever since, said Bruce Grimes, the cityâ€™s real estate and property manager. And then in 1962, the city built a second well field at the current site of Lake Park. At about the same time, it also acquired the [tag]Pasco County[/tag] land, said Patti Anderson, director of the cityâ€™s Water Resources Department. he well fields continue to pump water today as part of the [tag]Tampa Bay Water system[/tag].