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The Water Coalition of Santa Cruz County sponsors a variety of workshops for Santa Cruz County residents. These workshops cover water-saving techniques and conservation principles to help preserve and protect our most valuable resource. For more information and to register for workshops, search on the calendar links below.
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Video Contest Award Ceremony: Carmel and Gonzalez High Schools
June 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
A special awards ceremony will be held during this month’s Carmel Area Wastewater District Board Meeting. The ceremony will honor the students from Carmel High School who created winning videos in the 2019 Save Water Video Contest as well as the Video Productions teacher from Gonzalez High School (for having the most student entries of any school in Monterey County). The ceremony will include presentations of award certificates, cash prizes and a screening of the winning videos.
More about the Save Water Video Contest:
The fifth annual student-made video contest this year was organized by the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County and the Monterey County Water Awareness Committee. Local high school and college video production classes were invited to submit short public service announcement (PSA) videos in English or Spanish. The theme of this year’s contest was Water-Wise Gardens. The contest aims to cultive high-quality, 26-second PSA videos that inspire and encourage water-wise habits that save water and reduce water pollution. The students were asked to make videos that inspire residents and/or businesses to take one specific action that conserves water in the garden, tell a story about a resident or business that has successfully conserved water in the garden or create a visual representation of how much water is saved by having a water-wise garden. The winning videos will air on TV, before movies in the Santa Cruz Cinema 9 movie theater, and on social media and the web to promote water-wise gardening.