Our thanks to everyone who entered the 2017-2018 contest!!

Judging of entries is scheduled for mid-January

Scenes from the March 2017 H2You Contest Winners' Trip to Austin

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.


Winning Campaigns:

2016-2017 -- Investigating Possibilities by Crosbyton High School

2015-2016- Waste Not...Want Not by Crosbyton High School

2014-2015 - Catch 22 by Crosbyton High School


HPWD service area shown in blue



Contest Rules

Contest Entry Form

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Contact us for questions regarding the contest:
katherine.drury@hpwd.org or 806.762.0181