Water Awareness Youth Art Contest

Illustrate the importance of water in your life and be featured in our 2022 calendar! 

See details below and on the Water Awareness Youth Art Contest Flyer (PDF) / Water Awareness Youth Art Contest Flyer (Spanish) (PDF).

WHAT TO ENTER

Your original artwork on a single, horizontal 8.5-inch by 11-inch piece of paper. Challenge yourself to learn about your public drinking water system! We’re looking for entries that illustrate one or more of the following themes:

  • Why you drink tap water
  • How your community uses tap water
  • How you use tap water efficiently
  • Where your tap water comes from
  • How tap water is treated

PRIZES

Winning entries receive a $50 gift card, original artwork framed with a certificate of appreciation, and copies of the calendar.

ENTRY PERIOD

Submissions will be accepted through Friday, May 7. Winning entries will be announced in June.

QUESTIONS?

For more information about this contest, contact osymonds@ccwater.com.

HEY KIDS!

Did you know that Contra Costa Water District provides tap water for more than 500,000 people? We treat nearly 40 million gallons of water per day to be used for drinking and washing, growing lawns and food, filling pools and putting out fires.

TAP WATER FACTS:

  • Tap water promotes public health.
  • Tap water is clean and safe to drink.
  • Tap water costs about a penny per gallon.
  • About half of all residential water use occurs outdoors in places like lawns.

Think about it...How would your life be different without tap water?

PRIZES FOR TEACHERS!

Encourage your students to enter for a chance to win water education supplies for your classroom! Each student who lists your name and school on their entry form will earn you a ticket for a raffle to win water education supplies for your classroom! One prize per classroom, up to five classrooms. Classroom prize packages include mounted water education posters and materials for a hands-on water-themed lesson plan. 

Questions? Contact osymonds@ccwater.com.

  1. How to Enter
  2. Contest Rules
  3. Selection Procedure

HOW TO ENTER

There are two easy ways to submit your artwork:

  1. Submit Your Artwork Here

    NOTE: IF SUBMITTING ARTWORK ONLINE, KEEP ORIGINAL ARTWORK. ORIGINAL ARTWORK MUST BE TURNED IN IF IT IS SELECTED AS A WINNER.

  2. Submit by mail or in person the original, unfolded artwork to:

CCWD Calendar Contest
1331 Concord Avenue
Concord, CA 94520

Include a separate sheet of paper that lists the artist’s name, age, home address, a parent or guardian’s name, email address, and a phone number. Optional information to include: teacher’s name and school.

2021 Wall Calendar 

Check out the video to the right to see our Board of Directors announcing the winners of the 2020 Water Awareness Youth Art Contest. The ongoing pandemic required some ingenuity, and we appreciate everyone's entries, participation, and votes to decide on the artwork for our 2021 Wall Calendar. Congratulations to the 14 winners - see their artwork below and where to pick up your free copy.

Where to Get a 2021 Wall Calendar

2021 calendars are available at no cost at the locations in the table to the right. Please follow all current health guidance when picking up a copy of your calendar.

LocationAddress
Contra Costa Water District
1331 Concord Avenue, Concord
Los Vaqueros Watershed Office19 Walnut Boulevard, Brentwood
Los Vaqueros Marina9990 Los Vaqueros Road, Byron
Clayton City Hall
6000 Heritage Trail, Clayton
Walnut Creek
Various business locations
Pittsburg City Hall
Please call 925-252-4940 to make arrangements for pick up at City Hall
Antioch City Hall
200 H Street, Antioch
Diablo Water District
87 Carol Lane, Oakley

Artwork Featured in the 2021 Wall Calendar

Shayne, Brentwood

617

Kafi, Pittsburg

615

Sophie, Walnut Creek

593

Dahlia, Concord

564

Anna, Concord

608

Olive, Concord

601

Cameron, Concord

603

Kiana, Clayton

561

Finnian, Clayton

629

Anulika, Walnut Creek

627

Clara, Concord

628

Ciara, Concord

625

Allison, Concord

620

Dominique, Concord

622