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For the past nine years the Intermountain Section of the American Water Works Association (IMS-AWWA) has been helping to organize events throughout the State to celebrate Water Week. We are pleased to announce the Theme for Water Week 2017 May 7th - 13th is:

  "Be an H20 Hero"
#lushwithless #waterweek

"Water Week is a major annual educational campaign designed to provide public awareness and involvement in water issues, both locally and globally.”

 Join Us for 2017 Water Week May 7 to May 13

During the week there are several arts contests celebrating Water. Using different types of art such as drawing, poetry and photography people show how important water is to us.  Some of the different contests celebrating water through art are

 Water Week Photo Contest

The annual photo contest is open to the public every year.  Submit a photo you have taken that you think best represents the Water Week Theme.  Submit your photo before April 11th and you could be the winner of the photo contest and receive a cash prize. 

Submit your photo 

Deadline April 11th 
Submit Photos to:  2017 Water Week Photo Contest

Grand Prize is $300.00
Second Prize is $200.00
Most Interesting Prize is $100.00
Peoples Choice Award is $100.00

The 2015 Winners were:
Tracy K. Timothy with her submission of Milky Smooth Water: big Cottonwood Canyon


The Peoples Choice Winner is:
Ana Paula Athaides with her submission of Sundaymorning

RULES:  The photo must be an original photo taken by you.   Submit your photo on our Facebook page or by going to 2016 Water Week Photo Contest.   The People's Choice will be judged on our Facebook page, fans of our Facebook page can vote for their favorite photo.    All photos must be submitted by the deadline April 11th at midnight in order to qualify to win. 

Young Artist Water Education Poster Contest
The Young Artists Water Education Poster Contest allows teachers to combine water/science education, individual creativity and artistic skills for a learning activity that meets many learning objectives.
Students from the fourth grade are encouraged to share their artistic talents in creating posters that tell a story about water  in Utah (each year a new theme is given). With the use of crayon, chalk, charcoal, pencil, watercolor paints and ink, students can let their imaginations take over to create fine masterpieces. Teachers and parents can have input in the development of theme and principles upon which the artwork is based, but the rendition of the poster must be accomplished solely by the student.
Judging of the posters starts in the classroom. Each teacher chooses a winner from their class.  The school then determines one winner for the school (teachers and PTA members judging). Each winning poster from participating schools is then sent to the Utah Division of Water Resources where a state winner is chosen for each of the eleven river basins. Winners are awarded individual trophies, a school traveling plaque and they will be honored at the Water Education Awards Banquet.

For more information on the Young Artists Water Education Poster Contest, contact the Water Education Coordinator for the Division of Water Resources at 801-538-7299The 2014 contest will run from December 2, 2013 through March 1, 2014. The poster needs to be post marked by March 1 2014, at 5 pm.

More information at:

These are some of the photos submitted in last years competition.






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