Water Works Photo Contest

Looking for a refreshing, healthy, affordable beverage delivered to your home 24/7?  Then look no further than your kitchen faucet!  

Tap water fills your glass, becomes your morning coffee, boils your macaroni, transforms into ice cubes, and steams your broccoli.  We want to see a photo of you - or a friend, family member, pet, etc. - with our incredible tap water.      

WATER WORKS PHOTO CONTEST

WHO: Photographers of all ages and experience levels in the Athens area are eligible.
WHAT: Take a high-quality photo of you, a friend, a family member, or even a pet with tap water. Get creative! Need ideas? We have a few below*.
When you submit your photo, be prepared to fill in the blank:  

Water Works. Today. Tomorrow. For ___(fill in with name)___.


WHEN: Submission deadline is August 31
HOW:  View the contest official rules & submission guidelines.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  Twenty photos will be selected as finalists and move to the online judging round.  The 10 photos with the most votes will be used in a TV commercial to air on Charter TV in the month of October to recognize Imagine a Day Without Water.  All entries meeting the official rules & guidelines will be compiled into a large mosaic to hang in a Public Utilities Department facility.

*Need ideas?

  • Hold a glass of water and give us a thumbs up.  
  • Balance a glass on your head.  
  • Do a creative yoga pose and balance water on your feet.  
  • Balance a cup of water on your dog's nose.  
  • Drink straight from the faucet. 
  • Get creative!


                                                                                                                                                       Water Works.  Today. Tomorrow. For Fido.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?  Twenty photos will be selected as finalists and move to the online judging round.  The 10 photos with the most votes will be used in a TV commercial to air on Charter TV in the month of October to recognize Imagine a Day Without Water.  All entries meeting the official rules & guidelines will be compiled into a large mosaic to hang in a Public Utilities Department facility.

Need ideas?

  • Hold a glass of water and give us a thumbs up.  
  • Balance a glass on your head.  
  • Do a creative yoga pose and balance water on your feet.  
  • Balance a cup of water on your dog's nose.  
  • Drink straight from the faucet. 
  • Get creative!

2020 Water Works Commercial  & Photo Contest 

In 2020, we asked Athens to remind us of how important water is in our lives by sharing photos that complete this sentence:
Water works. Today. Tomorrow. For ___________.  

We received almost 50 photos showing how water works for Athens, with 23 photos moving to the finalist round for online voting.  With the votes counted, the TOP 10 photos were selected and featured in a TV commercial.

Water Works. Today. Tomorrow. For Life.

Water plays a vital role in our life story, be it for our morning coffee or for brushing our teeth before bed. Almost 50 photos were entered into our Water W...