Drinking Water Week 2021

For more than 40 years the city of Grants Pass and the American Water Works Association have celebrated Drinking water week - a unique opportunity for communities to come together and recognize the vital role water plays in our daily lives. 

This year's theme is "There When You Need It"

The Categories

Drinking Water Week Contest 2021

  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3 - 5
  • Grades 6 - 8
  • Grades 9 - 12

The Prizes

13 winners will receive $100.


Submit your original drawing by mail to:

City of Grants Pass
Attn: Dianne Phelan
101 NW A Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526 

Email questions to:

The Rules

  • Create an original poster that demonstrates our theme of "There When You Need It." 
  • Use an 8 1/2 by 11 inch blank horizontal piece of white paper.
  • Use crayons, colored pencils, markers, pens, or water colors only. Do not use chalk.
  • Posters must be drawn free hand. No tracing or prefabricated drawings will be accepted.
  • Posters must include the artist's name, grade level, mailing address, and phone number on the back of the poster written in pencil only.
  • One entry per person.
  • All entries will be judged based on creativity, originality, and theme relevance.
  • Entries become the property of the City of Grants Pass. Judges' decision is final.
  • Contest winners will be featured in the GP Now, on social media, promotional activities, and recognized during a City Council meeting.
  • Complete and submit with the release form along with the poster
  • Entry Deadline is 5 pm on April 30, 2021.

    Family members of the City of Grants Pass are encouraged to submit their artwork, but will not be eligible for prizes.

Contact Us

  1. Public Works

    101 NW A Street, Room 205
    Grants Pass, OR 97526

    Ph: 541-450-6110
    Fx: 541-479-6765


    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.