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One Water Regional Art Contest

Calling all high school-aged artists. Help WSSC Water highlight the importance of protecting our source water by submitting artwork focused on one or all of thewatershed water drop following themes: 

  • The connection between human actions on land impacting water quality 
  • A community’s connection to local waterways – in terms of drinking water sources as well as places for recreation and enjoyment 
  • The role of water utilities to protect our sources of water through environmental stewardship and responsible wastewater treatment 

Learn more about source water protection in our region

Contest details 

Art will be judged in two categories:art fish water drop

  • Painting and Drawing
    • To include anything done in the following media - pastels, watercolor, acrylic, oil paints, colored pencils, crayons, gouache, spray paint or other non-digital media where pigment is applied to a physical surface such as canvas or paper  
  • Photography and Digital Art
    • To include art produced with a camera, on a computer, digital tablet or phone

One grand prize winner in each category will receive $100 in April. The two winners will have their work entered in a regional contest with other Washington, D.C. metro-area water and wastewater utilities.  

Children related to WSSC Water employees may participate but will receive art supplies rather than a monetary prize if they win. 

Submissions are due by Friday, March 18, 2022water around the world water drop

The contest is open to any high school student in 9th-12th grade enrolled in a public, private or homeschool in Montgomery or Prince George’s counties.

The art contest is supported by the region's water and wastewater utilities who are members of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Community Engagement Campaign.

Submitting Online  

nature water droppaint brushes water dropTo submit your entry, complete the fields below. A parent, legal guardian or teacher may complete the submission on behalf of a minor. If you are the parent or legal guardian, you can sign your consent by accepting the consent clause in the form. If you are not the parent or legal guardian, you must acknowledge that, at a later date, parental consent will be requested from all finalists selected by WSSC Water. You will see a confirmation message once you hit "submit."  
 

Direct questions to communityoutreach@wsscwater.com

Last Modified: January 11, 2022, 8:49 am EST