Annual Kids’ Clean Water Calendar Contest

The 14th Annual Kids’ Clean Water Calendar Contest is Underway Submissions Accepted until October 5

Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash announces the 14th Annual Kids Clean Water Calendar Contest. Fourth and fifth graders living in Oakland County will have the opportunity to submit their artwork from Tuesday, September 4 to Friday, October 5. This year’s calendar theme: “We Can All Help to Keep Oakland County’s Lakes, Rivers, Streams and Watersheds Clean.” encourages our youth to submit drawings that reflect their ideas on playing a part in keeping our waterways and the environment clean. Drawing topics will focus on how we can all prevent water pollution, how to conserve water, and enjoy our vast water resources.

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Only twelve winners will be selected. Each winner’s artwork will be featured in one of the months of the calendar. Winners will be notified in November and invited to attend a special awards ceremony in December courtesy of the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills and the Water Resources Commissioner.

Artwork contest requirements are as follows:

  • Use plain, white, letter-sized paper, in the landscape format (11 inches wide by 8.5 inches tall)
  • Bold colors and lines show up best using crayons, markers, ink, watercolors, poster paint, etc…
  • Students must work on drawings individually
  • Do not mount, frame, fold or roll drawings
  • All artwork becomes the property of the Water Resources Commissioner’s Office and will not be returned.

For more contest information, please contact Jacy Garrison at 248-858-5264 or by email at garrisonj@oakgov.com. Entry forms are available online at www.oakgov.com/water or at the Water Resources Commissioners Office, located at One Public Works Drive, Bldg 95 West, in 48328. Entries can be mailed to or submitted in person to the office.

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