Public Drinking Water Branch

Drinking Water Week

Drinking Water Week is an opportunity recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives and is celebrated each year during the first full week of May. Drinking Water Week will be celebrated May 4-10, 2014.

Attention Missouri Fifth Graders!Drinking Water Week logo

In recognition and celebration of Drinking Water Week, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources is holding a poster contest for students in the fifth grade.  The theme this year is “What Do You Know About H2O?”
Deadline: Entries should be postmarked by March 24, 2014.
Size: No larger than 11 x 17 inches.
Media: Artists may use any color or media (crayons, marker, pencil, etc.) to create their posters.
Information to include: Student name, teacher name, school name, address and phone number.
Where to send entries: Susan Bloomer, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Public Drinking Water Branch, P.O. Box 176, Jefferson City, Mo 65102.
Prize: $300 for first, $200 for second, $100 for third.

Entries will be judged on three criteria: how original the entry is, how well the concept is executed and how well the poster relates to public water supplies. The poster should show how tap water is essential to our daily lives!

A safe, reliable water supply is critical to the success of any community. It creates jobs, attracts industry and investment, and provides for the health and welfare of citizens in ways ranging from disease prevention to fire suppression. We often take water resources for granted unless we are living through a drought or when depleted water supplies threaten a community's future.  

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