Make plans to submit your school's entry in the 2017-2018 contest!!
Does water matter to you and your community?
Entering the H2You contest gives students within the 16-county High Plains Underground Water Conservation District (HPWD) service area a chance to share new ideas on how to save water.
Form a Team
Each team must have two students (minimum) or four students (maximum). Team members must be high school students (grades 9 -12) and must attend school or live within the HPWD service area. (See reference map below.)
Create a Campaign
Student teams will create a detailed water conservation campaign specifically for a water user group of their choice. An explanation for the proposed idea is required. The campaign should encourage this particular group to conserve water. Both a written proposal and a verbal presentation are required.
The written proposal and application must be submitted by December 8, 2017. (See rules below for more information and requirements.)
Choose a Group:
- Agriculture: This includes farmers, ranchers, processing plants, or other agri-business.
- Municipalities: This includes city managers, mayors, city utilities, or other groups.
- Local Residents: This includes rural or urban residents within the HPWD service area.
Prizes and Recognition
First Place – Each team member receives a $250 scholarship prize and an all-expense paid trip to Austin in early 2018. The student team will present their winning water conservation proposal to their respective state legislators and/or members of the Texas Water Development Board. The team will also tour the State Capitol and the Bullock Texas State History Museum.
The winning team’s sponsor also receives a $250 prize. (Maximum of two sponsors).
The team will give their presentation to the five-member HPWD Board of Directors at one of their regular monthly meetings.
Second Place – Each team member receives a $200 scholarship prize.
Third Place – Each team member receives a $150 scholarship prize.
2016-2017 -- Investigating Possibilities by Crosbyton High School
2014-2015 - Catch 22 by Crosbyton High School