Photo Contest

Water is a vital local resource for hydration, recreation, and the environment. Participate in this year's photo contest to show how "Water Works" for you! Community groups, businesses, agencies, and individiduals can submit photos from July 1 to July 21. Remember to log back in to vote for your favorite photos from July 22 to August 6.

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Thank you to our Water Works partners who have helped to promote the Water Works: Show Us How you H20 photo contest!

Child Care Resource Center, Lorain County Metro ParksLorain County Stormwater Management DistrictUnited Way of Greater Lorain CountyWhirlaway Corp.WOBL/WDLWWEOL, and the French Creek YMCA.



Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 finalists and also to voters from the following prize options:

  • Gift Card to Target, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Backpacker's Shop
  • 2 Cedar Point tickets
  • Britta filter water pitcher
  • Outdoor play pack
  • Beach towel
  • Water bottles
  • 3 month family membership to YMCA
  • Rain barrel
  • Water dispenser
  • 2 Cavs tickets (2015-2016 season)
  • 1 month membership to Splash Zone/Mercy
  • DQ Cakes


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